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Dog killed, person displaced in east Las Vegas house fire

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Firefighters at the scene of an overnight house fire in east Las Vegas on Nov. 23, 2016. (Luis Marquez/FOX5) Firefighters at the scene of an overnight house fire in east Las Vegas on Nov. 23, 2016. (Luis Marquez/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Clark County firefighters responded to an overnight house fire in east Las Vegas on Tuesday.

Fire crews were called to the 3800 block of Reno Avenue, near Sandhill Road and Tropicana Avenue, at about 11:45 p.m. with reports of a house fire.

Neighbors notified the Clark County Fire Department of the blaze and fire crews were able to extinguish the flames around 11:57 p.m.

The fire started in the living room of the residence, according to firefighters, and said the cause is still unknown at this time.

Fire crews said a dog at the home was killed in the blaze and one male occupant of the house was rescued from the roof of the residence. 

The man was not injured, but is displaced after the fire, as the home is now inhabitable according to firefighters.

The fire remains under investigation according to the CCFD and caused an estimated $50,000 in damages.

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