Northwest Las Vegas apartment damaged by fire
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas firefighters responded to the Willows at Town Center Apartments after dispatchers received numerous calls that thick smoke was coming out of an apartment.
It happened just after 9 p.m. Friday on Echelon Point Drive, near Durango and the 215.
When crews arrived, heavy flames were coming out the window. They were told that all the occupants of the apartment were out.
Firefighters entered the apartment on the second floor of the two-story, eight-unit apartment building to attack the fire. It was under control a few minutes later.
Firefighters were able to confine the fire to the one unit. No other apartments were damaged.
Damaged was estimated at $50,000.
Investigators determined that a young child was playing with a lighter in one of two bedrooms and caught the mattress on fire.
The fire was ruled accidental.
At least one adult and two children were displaced. No injuries were reported.