Two people suffered minor smoke inhalation injuries in a fire on a second-story apartment balcony in central Las Vegas early Wednesday.
F3H TOC: 3:31AM 2151 Citrus Hills Ave Bldg 20, patio/balcony fire in 2nd flr apt of 16 unit/2-sto apt bldg – OUT, 2 minor smoke victims treated/released on scene, cause U/I, @RedCrossNevada 1 adult displaced, crews looking for hotspots, dmg confined to balcony. #PIO1NEWS pic.twitter.com/CefSZ1ROHu
— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) September 30, 2020
The fire was reported about 3:30 a.m. at the Lake Tonopah Apartments at 2151 Citrus Hills Avenue, near West Lake Mead Boulevard and Simmons Street, according to the Las Vegas Fire Department.
The two smoke victims were treated and released. Both were attempting to put the fire out using fire extinguishers and a pot of water.
The one occupant of the apartment was uninjured, and was displaced.
Damage was limited to the balcony and was estimated at $25,000. The cause is under investigation.