Woman, Child Die In West-Side House Fire

Fire Was Contained To 2nd Floor Bedroom

Mitch Kelly
October 08, 2019 - 10:19 am

Las Vegas Fire And Rescue

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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - A woman and her 6 year old son died after after a fire broke out in their home Tuesday morning.

Las Vegas Fire and Rescue says that the fire was contained to the 2nd floor bedroom of the house near Sahara and Buffalo. The pair had initially been taken to the hospital was burns that were described as 'very critical" but both later succumbed to their injuries.

A man in the house at the time of the fire, idenified as the woman's brother, was treated for smoke inhalation and released from the hospital. The exact cause of the fire hasn't yet been determined.