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Tragic Fire in Fallon Claims Lives of Three, Investigation Underway

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, June 15, 2023 5:29 pm

Fallon, Nevada – In the early hours of Thursday, a devastating residential fire in Fallon resulted in the loss of three lives, according to authorities. The Nevada State Fire Marshal swiftly arrived at the scene on June 15 to initiate investigations into the incident.

Preliminary reports indicate that the Churchill County / Fallon Volunteer Fire Department received an emergency call reporting a fire in a residential area near US-50, west of US-95 in Fallon, at approximately 2:15 a.m. Firefighters worked diligently to suppress the flames, successfully containing the fire by 2:49 a.m.

Shortly after, at 2:50 a.m., the Nevada State Fire Marshal was notified of the incident and promptly joined the ongoing efforts. The collaborative investigation involves the Nevada State Fire Marshal and the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office, working hand in hand to uncover the cause and circumstances surrounding this tragic event.

Authorities have confirmed that among the victims are one adult and two children. At this time, the identities of the deceased individuals have not been disclosed pending notification of their next of kin.

As the investigation progresses, the community of Fallon mourns the loss of these precious lives and offers its support to the affected families. The authorities are determined to ascertain the cause of the fire and provide answers to the grieving community.

Credits: Fox Reno

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