Fire causes $100,000 in damage to Back Door Lounge
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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Fire and smoke heavily damaged a lounge on East Charleston Boulevard early Saturday morning.
Fire investigators believe the fire was accidental, but an exact cause has not been determined.
One person was treated on scene for smoke inhalation.
Fire dispatchers received a call around 6 a.m. that smoke was coming from an air conditioning unit at the Back Door Lounge. When firefighters arrived, thick black smoke was coming from the roof.
They found the fire in a small storage room on the rear of the building. The fire was put out within minutes.
The fire gutted the storage room, where the fire started. The rest of the building had heavy smoke damage. Damage was estimated at $100,000.
The fire appears to be accidental but investigators couldn't rule out careless smoking or an electrical problem.
There were three people in the lounge when the fire started.