Body found after fire extinguished in 9th Street residence
A man is dead after a fire in a duplex on 9th Street on Nov. 15 Video by ktnv.comvideo
LAS VEGAS, NV (KTNV) -- A body was found inside a home after Las Vegas firefighters put out a blaze Wednesday night.
The fire began at around 11:05 p.m. on the second floor of a duplex located on the 600 block of N. 9th St., just north of E. Bonanza Road.
The deceased male was found beside a bed on the second floor.The fire appears have started in the bedroom and may have been caused by smoking materials.
Nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. Damage is estimated at $75,000.
The name of the deceased and the cause of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner's Office.