Las Vegas man killed in apartment fire ID'd

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue took this photograph at the scene of a cooking fire that killed 28-year-old Shaun Vega of Las Vegas.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Clark County officials have identified the man that died after a flash fire on a stove at Las Vegas apartment complex.

KTNV-TV reports 28-year-old Shaun Vega of Las Vegas died Saturday after suffering burns to his hand and face, and harm from smoke inhalation. Officials say the fire caused a total of $25,000 in damage. The fire destroyed the kitchen while the smoke damaged the rest of the apartment.

Firefighters found Vega Saturday by the door unresponsive. Vega was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to the report, it is the fifth fire fatality in the city this year.

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