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Mom, kids escape NLV house fire

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A mother and three children escaped a house fire in North Las Vegas on Friday. (Arron Healy/FOX5) A mother and three children escaped a house fire in North Las Vegas on Friday. (Arron Healy/FOX5)
North Las Vegas firefighters say the home's second story is a total loss. (Arron Healy/FOX5) North Las Vegas firefighters say the home's second story is a total loss. (Arron Healy/FOX5)
The cause of the fire is under investigation. (Arron Healy/FOX5) The cause of the fire is under investigation. (Arron Healy/FOX5)
NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV (FOX5) -

North Las Vegas Fire said a house fire on Desert Park Avenue claimed the home's second story.

The fire broke out before 4 p.m. on Friday. A mother and several children managed to escape the fire. The mother was burned, but no other injuries were reported. The family is displaced for now.

The woman's husband is currently deployed overseas. Firefighters said a total of four people were inside the home when the fire broke out: the mother, her young daughter and two of the daughter's friends. The mother was taken to UMC for treatment. Two children were taken as well as a precaution. 

Firefighters are investigating the blaze and have yet to determine a cause.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this developing story.

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