Child killed in downtown house fire identified
Neighbors are mourning the death of a 7-year-old killed in a fire on Thursday.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the child killed in a house fire on Thursday afternoon.
He was 7-year-old Jacob West.
Firefighters were called to the home on Howard Avenue, near South Eastern Avenue and East Oakey Boulevard, just before 4:30 p.m.
Crews arrived to find a two young children. Jacob was declared dead and the other child was hospitalized.
Metro police aided in the investigation.
Authorities ruled the fire accidental and no charges were filed.