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Woman receives minor injuries in apartment fire

Posted at 7:28 PM, Oct 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-04 22:28:13-04

One person received minor injuries after an apartment fire in North Las Vegas Sunday morning.

The North Las Vegas Fire Department responded to the fire in a fourplex apartment building at 3165 Plumwood Lane, near Cheyenne Avenue and Pecos Road, just before 10 a.m. The fire originated in a second story apartment kitchen.

One man and one woman were in the building when the fire began and the woman was transported to University Medical Center with minor injuries. The occupants were displaced and the American Red Cross is assisting them.

North Las Vegas firefighters also rescued a cat from the apartment. The cat was not injured.

Damages are estimated at $50,000.