Media Release

 

Monday, May 07, 2012
For Immediate Release
Fire & Rescue

Contact: Tim Szymanski
Telephone: 303-2993

 

House Fire Under Investigation

 

Las Vegas firefighters responded to a house fire at 7532 Fencerow St. (U.S.95/Durango) at 10:29 p.m. Friday.  On arrival, heavy flames and smoke were showing from the second floor of a two-story wood frame/stucco house.  It took firefighters only a few minutes to bring the fire under control.

The fire caused extensive damage to the entire second floor of the house, and light smoke and water on the first floor.  Damage was estimated at $75,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.  Three adults and three children live in the home, and all were home at the time of the fire.  No one was injured.

The American Red Cross is assisting the three adults and three children with some belongings.

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E41,48,9,42, T48, R41 HR44, EMS1, AR1, B4,15, PIO1, 6i1, 6i11, 6i12

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