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Apparent chicken coop fire spreads to Las Vegas house

Apparent chicken coop fire spreads to house
Apparent chicken coop fire spreads to house
Apparent chicken coop fire spreads to house
Posted at 10:24 AM, Mar 12, 2018

A fire that appears to have started in a chicken coop spread to a house early Monday morning. 

Las Vegas firefighters responded to numerous 911 calls at 5:57 a.m. for a house on fire in the 6200 block of Fairwood Avenue, near U.S. 95 and Jones Boulevard.

On arrival, flames and smoke were showing from the rear of a one-story, wood-frame house. Firefighters found the fire on the outside of the house running up the wall extending into the attic. 

Firefighters were able to stop the fire before it caused any major damage to the attic. Most of the damage was confined to the outside of the house. Damage was estimated at $20,000. 

Fire investigators believe the fire started in a chicken coop that was against the house. They believe heating lamps started the fire. The chicken coop fire then spread to the house. 

There were no injuries in connection with the incident.