North Las Vegas, NV – A stove fire on Christmas morning unexpectedly disrupted the festivities for a North Las Vegas family, leaving them displaced and grateful for the swift response of firefighters and the American Red Cross.
A Holiday Flame:
Around 10:17 am on Monday, December 25th, flames erupted in the kitchen of an apartment near the intersection of Las Vegas and Nellis boulevards. The Clark County Fire Department, aided by North Las Vegas Fire, arrived swiftly and managed to extinguish the blaze by 10:27 am. The fire, which originated from the stove, had spread to the oven and kitchen cabinets before being contained.
Rescue and Relief:
Thankfully, no human injuries were reported. However, fire crews heroically rescued a pet rabbit from a bedroom, ensuring the whole family, including their furry friend, could escape the danger.
Picking Up the Pieces:
With their home temporarily inaccessible due to fire damage, the displaced family received immediate assistance from the American Red Cross. The organization stepped in to provide them with shelter, food, and other essential support as they begin the process of rebuilding their lives after this unexpected holiday disruption.
Investigations and Reminders:
The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Clark County Fire Department. This incident serves as a stark reminder of the importance of fire safety practices, especially during the busy holiday season when cooking and electrical appliances see increased use.
Credits: Review Journal
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