August 22, 2014
A house fire has claimed the life of an elderly Sparks woman.
Fire officials say the 85-year-old woman was found dead in the
house where the fire broke out about eight o'clock (on Robbie Way near Prater and Greenbrae).
Firefighters kicked in the front door of the house and were able
to rescue her 86-year-old husband.
He's reported to be in serious condition at Washoe Medical
Center, where he is being treated for smoke inhalation and burns to
Firefighters also rescued a German shepherd but another dog died
in the blaze.
No names have been released. The cause of the fire remains under