One person taken to hospital with burns after overnight Reno fire

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -- One person was taken to Renown Regional Medical Center early Saturday for burns after a home fire near downtown Reno and one firefighter was also evaluated for injuries suffered fighting the fire.

The scene of a Pine Street fire. One person was taken to the hospital with burns. Photo by Ben Deach/KOLO.

Three people were displaced by the fire reported at 2:28 a.m. in the duplex in the 200 block of Pine Street, the Reno Fire Department reported.

All three people were outside when firefighters arrived. There was still a dog and a cat inside and firefighters were only able to save the dog.

There was significant damage to the structure. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The American Red Cross is helping two adults displaced by the fire. Volunteers will make sure they have a safe place to sleep and have food, clothing, medication and other essentials.

To help the American Red Cross and The Professional Firefighters of Nevada by donating to the Fire Hurts ... Red Cross Helps campaign. Call 702-369-3674 or go to http://www.redcross.org/northernnevada.