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South Las Vegas Valley Fire Displaces Family, Claims Dog’s Life

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, March 18, 2024 12:26 pm

A fire ripped through a south Las Vegas valley home on Saturday evening, displacing a family of four and tragically claiming the life of their dog.

Firefighters Battle Blaze:

  • The Clark County Fire Department (CCFD) responded to the blaze on the 3300 block of Palio Avenue near Starr Avenue and Dean Martin Drive around 7:20 pm on March 17th, 2024.
  • Arriving crews encountered heavy fire emanating from both the garage and the front door of the residence.
  • A search of the house revealed a deceased dog on the second floor.

Swift Response, No Human Injuries:

  • Firefighters successfully extinguished the flames within 20 minutes, preventing further damage and injury.
  • Thankfully, no firefighters or residents were reported injured in the incident.

Displacement and Assistance:

  • The fire rendered the home uninhabitable, displacing two adults and two children.
  • The American Red Cross stepped in to provide assistance to the displaced family.

Cause Under Investigation:

  • The cause of the fire remains under investigation by CCFD fire investigators.

Community Support:

  • This tragic incident highlights the importance of fire safety precautions in the home.
  • As the investigation unfolds, the community stands together to offer support to the affected family.

Credits: 8 News Now

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