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Dog dies in fire at Pinewood Cross apartments

Posted: 6:51 AM, Jan 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-15 19:06:11Z

At 7:37 p.m. on Jan. 14,  the Clark County Fire Department responded to a fire at 764 East Twain Avenue , near Swenson Street. The fire began in building 23 of the Pinewood Cross apartment complex.

Firefighters found a ground level apartment with heavy fire and smoke and quickly evacuated all apartments in the building. The fire was extinguished quickly and contained to just one apartment.

A dog was found deceased in the fire apartment but no other injuries were reported.

All apartments in building 23 have been reoccupied. Damage is estimated at $40,000 and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.