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Las Vegas House Fire Kills Woman, Young Son; Injures Man

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas firefighters say a woman and her 6-year-old son have died after a Tuesday morning house fire that injured another family member.

The Las Vegas Sun reports the fire started in a bedroom of the family's two-story home in west Las Vegas. The cause of the fire is under investigation and the flames did not spread to other parts of the home.


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The woman and her son were taken to a hospital, where they died. The child's uncle was treated for smoke inhalation and released from the hospital.


Officials have not yet released the identity of the mother and child.