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July 28, 2014

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Downtown motel fire leaves one person injured

One person was treated for minor smoke inhalation after a fire this afternoon at the Downtowner Motel, according to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue.

Firefighters responded at 4:05 p.m. to the motel, 129 N. 8th St., where they found a blaze in a second-floor room. The fire has since been extinguished, fire spokesman Tim Szymanski said.

It appears the fire started near a stove, but the cause remains under investigation, Szymanski said.

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