LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Fire officials said three people were sent to the hospital and two dogs died in a house fire Friday morning.

Firefighters said a 2-story house in the 6300 block of Edna Avenue was seen dwelling with smoke and flames from the front of the structure around 6:51 a.m.

An offensive attack was established. The Las Vegas Fire and Rescue and the Clark County Fire Department said they entered the home and searched for reported victims. Ventilation operations began to help increase vidibility.

Three people were located in the backyard and all were transported to UMC Trauma’s burn center.

Clark County Fire Department and the Las Vegas Fire Rescue jointly responded to a call for a fire in a building call at 6360 Edna Ave at 0651 this morning. Two dogs were found in the second floor and died from smoke inhalation. Animal control responded, firefighters say.

2 battalion chiefs, 5 engines, 2 trucks, 3 rescues, 2 fire investigators and 1 deputy chief responded. Fire officials say Southwest Gas and NV Energy were notified to secure utilities.

Firefighters say the fire was knocked down quickly and secondary searches were completed. CCFD is investigating the cause.


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