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Man seriously hurt in North Las Vegas house fire

8 people displaced
Posted at 5:24 PM, Jan 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-31 21:14:36-05

A man was seriously injured in a North Las Vegas fire Tuesday evening.

Firefighters pulled a disabled man from the house in the 2100 block of Lawry Avenue, near Simmons Street and Lake Mead Boulevard. He was taken to University Medical Center.

Firefighters told 13 Action News that the family helped put the fire out and may have saved the man's life.

Six adults and two children were displaced in the fire.

Firefighters said it was an accidental smoking fire. There is an estimated $25,000 in damage. One room was destroyed and there is smoke damage throughout.

This is a developing story. Check back to 13 Action News for updates.