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Fire-EMS crews respond to early morning house fire in Sparks

Sparks Fire-EMS responded to a house fire just after 2:30 a.m. Thursday.
Sparks Fire-EMS responded to a house fire just after 2:30 a.m. Thursday.(KOLO 8 News Now)
Published: Dec. 16, 2021 at 3:42 AM PST
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - 6:05 A.M. UPDATE: Fire investigators say crews arrived to the house on Skyridge Lane around 2:38 a.m. Thursday to find the daylight basement and balcony on fire.

They say five people and four animals were displaced by the flames, who are now in the care of the Red Cross. Investigators say no one was injured, but several animals did not survive the fire.

Wedekind Road and Skyridge Lane remain shut down at this time, as crews on still on scene.

The cause remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY: Sparks Fire-EMS are on the scene of a structure fire on Skyridge Lane.

The call came in just after 2:30 a.m. Thursday.

Fire and smoke can be seen coming from the roof of the house.

Part of Wedekind Road is blocked off.

KOLO 8 News Now has a crew on the way to the scene.

This is a developing story. Stay with KOLO 8 News Now on air and online for updates.

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