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July 25, 2014

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1 person critically injured in North Las Vegas house fire

One person was in critical condition after a house fire Sunday night in North Las Vegas.

The North Las Vegas Fire Department responded about 9:25 p.m. to a single-story home at 3412 Palomar Ave., near Cheyenne Avenue and Pecos Road. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the home, fire department spokesman Cedric Williams said.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, Williams said. No one else was injured.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze in seven minutes, Williams said. The home sustained smoke and fire damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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