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UPDATE: 81-year-old man identified in Henderson RV fire

Posted: 6:06 PM, Apr 04, 2017
Updated: 2017-04-05 19:17:10-04
One critically injured in Henderson house fire
One critically injured in Henderson house fire
One critically injured in Henderson house fire

UPDATE 10 PM: An 81-year-old man died Tuesday evening after an RV fire.
 
The first arriving engine crew observed flames and smoke coming from the front of an RV. Firefighters initiated an offensive attack, knocking down the fire and preventing extension into adjacent structures.
 
The man was able to exit the vehicle and attempted to extinguish the fire with a hose. When neighbors ran to assist the man, he collapsed and bystanders pulled him away from the vehicle.
 
The man was transported in critical condition to University Medical Center, where he died. He has been identified as Milton Benson of Henderson. His cause of death is pending.

The cause of the fire has been determined to be accidental. The total estimated loss is $10,000.

ORIGINAL STORY

HENDERSON (KTNV) -- One person has been transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a fire in Henderson Tuesday evening.

The fire was reported around 5:30 p.m. at 1800 Ward Drive, near Sunset Road and Boulder Highway.

Neighbors pulled the man from the burning RV.

Another person was evaluated and treated on scene for smoke inhalation.

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