Overnight Fire at Reno Duplex

Reno Fire Department investigators are at a home near Idlewild Park, looking for the cause of an early-morning duplex fire.

It happened at 230 Hunter Lake Drive at about 3:30 am on Monday.

A resident of the duplex told KOLO 8 News Now that a group of friends had been at the home, playing a game in the garage, when he left to get beer. When he returned, he says he saw the fire and rushed to wake up people who live nearby.

Neighbors said they heard popping sounds.

Three people live in the front residence of the duplex; it’s unknown how many live in the back residence.

Investigators say once they’re finished, firefighters will do mop-up work.