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Apartment fire reported near Desert Inn, Swenson Street

Posted at 5:40 PM, Jun 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-09 00:02:23-04

Clark County Fire Department responded to a fire on Lisbon Avenue near East Desert Inn Road and Swenson Street on Wednesday afternoon.

The fire was reported at 4:30 p.m. The first unit arrived at 4:32 and reported heavy smoke coming from a ground-floor apartment.

The fire was knocked down at 4:41 p.m. Firefighters took extra precautions to account for the extreme heat.

Neighbors told 13 Action news that a mother and her two children were in the apartment at the time of the fire and were able to escape. They were displaced as a result of the fire and are being helped by the American Red Cross.

The estimated damage to the structure and contents was $25,000.


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