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Woman dies in house fire

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By David Giuliani

A fire at a house at Douglas Avenue and 12th Street on Saturday night left one woman dead, officials said this morning. The cause is believed to be arson.

Authorities didn’t identify the woman or say whether they have any suspects.

The Las Vegas Fire department responded to the fire around 10 p.m. Saturday at a two-story house at 1110 Douglas and almost immediately called all off-duty firefighters, Fire Chief Steve Tafoya said. The firefighters discovered a stairwell engulfed in flames; it then collapsed, Tafoya said.


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