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One Person Dead And Three Injured In Las Vegas House Fire

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By Paul Johnson

Las Vegas, Nevada ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Firefighters in Las Vegas responded to a house fire early this morning that ended with one person dead and three injured. Rescue workers responded to calls for help just after midnight Thursday. They also learned that someone may have been trapped inside. Firefighters found a home with heavy fire and smoke. According to the Las Vegas Fire Department, they were able to douse the flames in about ten minutes. When they entered the home, they found the body of a male adult in a rear bedroom. According to survivors, the man was confined to his bed due to an injury. Three other people managed to escape, before the home completely erupted into flames. While the investigation is ongoing, it’s thought that possibly started by a burning cigarette or a space heater in the deceased man’s bedroom.


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