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1 hospitalized in northwest Las Vegas duplex fire

Updated July 10, 2020 - 10:32 am

One person was hospitalized after a fire Thursday night in northern Las Vegas.

Firefighters were called to Balzar Avenue at 8:15 p.m. and found heavy fire coming from the bedroom of a one-story duplex home, according to a statement from the Las Vegas Fire Department.

One elderly person was taken to University Medical Center to be treated for smoke inhalation. Three people were displaced, fire officials said.

The fire caused an estimated $25,000 damage, officials said. The cause of the fire was unclear.

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