Fire burns homes on 9th Street in Sparks
Published: Oct. 20, 2022 at 3:48 AM PDT
SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - A fire that caused heavy damage to a Sparks home, and spread to another, is under investigation. It was reported just before midnight Wednesday at a home near 9th and D streets.
The house was engulfed in flames when crews arrived, and the fire was spreading to another house.
Crews initially knocked down the flames within minutes but struggled throughout the night to fully extinguish the fire.
9th Street was closed between D and E streets as crews worked to clear the scene.
Five people inside the homes made it out safely. No injuries were reported.
Both houses are now uninhabitable. The Red Cross is assisting the victims.
The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.
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