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Fire at vacant house in southwest Las Vegas

Posted: 6:08 AM, Feb 08, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-08 14:31:54-05

A vacant house caught fire in the southwest part of the valley Monday morning.

Clark County firefighters responded to a fire around 4:40 a.m. in the 8900 block of Inspiration Drive, near Pebble Road and Rainbow Boulevard. A driver on nearby Blue Diamond Road reported the fire to officials.

Upon arrival, crews saw light smoke from the boarded up structure. After forcing entry, firefighters found a small fire in the middle of the house that was extinguished in about 3 minutes.

There were no reported injuries and damage to the structure was minimal.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.