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2 Clark County firefighters hospitalized after battling fire

Updated September 12, 2017 - 2:18 pm

Two Clark County firefighters were hospitalized after battling a blaze in the east valley Tuesday afternoon.

The Clark County Fire Department received a call at 12:41 p.m. about a fire at a single-story townhouse at 3737 E. Desert Inn Road, near Sandhill Road, department Deputy Chief Kelly Blackmon said in a statement.

Both firefighters faced injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

About 34 fire personnel responded to the blaze. The fire’s cause was unknown and damage estimates were pending. NV Energy Inc. was requested to the scene of the fire.

Contact Blake Apgar at bapgar@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5298. Follow @blakeapgar on Twitter.

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