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East Las Vegas Valley house fire injures 1, displaces 4

Two adults and two children were displaced after a house fire Sunday afternoon in the east Las Vegas Valley.

The Las Vegas and North Las Vegas fire departments responded to a “high-level structure fire” at 6066 Dewberry Court around 2:30 p.m., said Jonathan Wiercinski, the Clark County Fire Department’s deputy fire chief. Multiple vehicles caught fire in the garage of the single-story home, he said.

Fire crews found heavy smoke and fire coming out of the garage. They put the fire out before 3 p.m., Wiercinski said.

One adult reported burn injuries but was not hospitalized. The American Red Cross is helping the displaced residents.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

Contact Alexis Egeland at aegeland@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0335. Follow @alexis_egeland on Twitter.

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