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Fire causes $300,000 in damage to Henderson home

Two adults were displaced in a Henderson house fire that caused $300,000 in damage and minor injuries to a firefighter Sunday night, according to a city news release.

The call came in just before 9 p.m. in the 100 block of Mauve Street, near where U.S. Highway 95 meets the 215 Beltway, the Monday release said. First responders found heavy smoke and fire consuming nearly the entire roof.

A firefighter was taken to a valley hospital after injuring his hand. He was was treated and released.

The residents and their pets escaped unharmed after waking up to see the fire and calling 9-1-1. They did not require any assistance.

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined, the release said. Henderson Police Department, Nevada Energy, Southwest Gas and a city building inspector secured the home.

Contact Kimberly De La Cruz at kdelacruz@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Find her on Twitter: @KimberlyinLV.

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