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2 people injured during North Las Vegas fire on Tuesday night

Posted at 8:04 AM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-09 11:04:50-04

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas and North Las Vegas firefighters responded to the Portola Del Sol apartment complex, near Simmons Street and Vegas Drive, at 11:55 p.m. Sept. 8. When firefighters arrived, heavy flames were coming out the front window of a second-floor apartment of a two-story apartment building.

Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control in less than ten minutes. One apartment had fire and smoke damage and the apartment next door had heavy smoke damage. A damage estimate was not immediately available.

In the apartment where the fire originated are three occupants, two adults and an infant. One of the adults were taken to the hospital to have a serious laceration to their foot taken care of. A neighbor next door escaped her apartment, but returned to find a pet dog. She was overcome with smoke, she was taken to the hospital for further treatment.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

There were no injuries to first responders on scene.