One dead in East Valley house fire

Body of victim found on home's 2nd floor

Paul Ihander
November 24, 2020 - 2:07 pm

Las Vegas, NV (KXNT) - One person is dead following a house fire Tuesday afternoon in the East Valley.  Clark County Fire Department officials say the fire at a home in a neighborhood east of Stallion Mountain Golf Club near Hollywood and Desert was raging on the second floor when they arrived just after noon Tuesday.

Upon arrival, personnel reported heavy fire involvement on the second floor with a possible occupant still in the structure.  An additional 2 engine companies were added to the response to assist. 

Initial firefighters made an aggressive interior attack and search of the second floor for the person still in the residence. Firefighters located one person deceased inside of the home on the 2nd floor of the residence.  

The fire was reported knocked down a half hour after firefighters arrived on scene

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The name of the victim has yet to be released.