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November 21, 2018

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Woman killed in house fire in west valley

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Las Vegas Fire & Rescue

Firefighters are on the scene at a house on Sienna Ridge Drive, near Charleston Boulevard and Fort Apache Road, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018.

A woman and a pet were killed Wednesday afternoon when flames engulfed a bedroom of a west valley house, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue.

Crews responded shortly after 3 p.m. to the one-story house on Sienna Ridge Drive, near Charleston Boulevard and Fort Apache Road, and found an unconscious woman in a back bedroom, officials said.

Firefighters pulled her out, but she was declared dead sometime after. A dog also was killed, officials said.

Two people were displaced and the flames caused about $35,000 in damage, officials said. The cause remained under investigation Wednesday evening.

The Trauma Intervention Program of Southern Nevada dispatched volunteers to provide emotional support.