2 Teens Die After Apartment Fire

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

RENO, NV - Two teens injured in an early morning fire on Wells Avenue Thursday have passed away.

The Washoe County Coroner's Office confirms Matt and Elizabeth Bergman died from their injuries.

The fire started in the basement of an apartment on Wells Avenue around 6:00 AM. Fire investigators haven't determined the cause.

The teens and their mother were pulled from the flames and were taken to Renown Regional Medical Center.

No word on their mother's condition at this time.

About 20 other residents were also displaced by the damage caused by the fire. The city is working to make sure the building is safe before letting them move back in.

There's no information released yet about services for the Berman children, who attended Wooster High and Vaughn Middle schools.


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