Authorities say a home in Lockwood could be a total loss after it was gutted by fire Sunday afternoon. The blaze broke out at a house on Cercle De La Cerese.
The Storey County Fire Department says people were home at that time, but escaped.
Neighbors had to be evacuated.
The cause of the fire is still being investigated, but firefighters say it started in a garage.
A neighbor says the flames erupted after a bang that shook his home.
The Red Cross is offering assistance to the family left homeless.