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October 26, 2014

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Mother, 4 daughters escape early morning fire

Responding firefighters rescue family’s pet cat

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Clark County Fire Department

A fire at 8065 Orchestra Ave., near East Windmill Lane and Paradise Road, extended from the garage into the house’s attic, causing about $40,000 in damage. The fire was reported about 5:20 a.m. Monday, March 31, 2014.

Updated Monday, March 31, 2014 | 11:08 a.m.

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Clark County Fire Capt. Tracy Thomas holds the family cat rescued from a house fire Monday, March 31, 2014, at 8065 Orchestra Ave.

Fire displaces family

A fire this morning displaced a woman and her four daughters from their Las Vegas home.

Clark County Fire Department responded about 5:20 a.m. to the house at 8065 Orchestra Ave., near East Windmill Lane and Paradise Road. A neighbor noticed the fire and warned the family, allowing the women to evacuate safely, county fire officials said.

The blaze extended from the garage into the attic, causing about $40,000 in damage. Firefighters extinguished the flames in about 15 minutes and also rescued a cat, officials said.

Clark County Fire is investigating the fire’s cause.

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