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Fire breaks out at home in southeast Las Vegas, injures 2 firefighters

One person displaced in the blaze
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Posted at 8:32 AM, Aug 15, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Clark County Fire Department responded to an overnight fire at a home in the southeast part of town.

Fire crews were called to a structure fire at 1853 East Eldorado Lane, near Spencer Street, at about 1:40 a.m.

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Smoke and flames were seen coming from the home, according to witnesses, and officials say the call was upgraded to a high-level response.

Arriving crews reported 25% of the home's roof was already involved in fire and command requested additional units.

The blaze was able to be contained at about 3 a.m. with around 40 firefighters assigned to the call.

Two firefighters were treated in the incident, one for heat exhaustion and another for a minor medical issue, according to CCFD.

The structure was heavily damaged in the fire with one person displaced. The cause remains under investigation.