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Senior severely burned in vehicle fire

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A senior citizen is in critical condition at UMC Trauma following a vehicle fire just after noon on Tuesday.

According to the North Las Vegas Fire Department, the single-vehicle blaze broke out at Interstate 15 and Speedway Boulevard. Several witnesses called 911 reporting a vehicle traveling with fire underneath.

The vehicle was fully involved when firefighters arrived. The victim was able to stop and get out of the vehicle moments before crews arrived.

The woman suffered significant burns. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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