Las Vegas, NV – Fire sprinkler system keeps kitchen fire from spreading in home

Firefighters rescued 90-year-old resident and three dogs after a kitchen fire at a Las Vegas home Friday night.

Clark County firefighters were called to 2343 Koho Drive, near St. Rose Parkway and Jeffreys Street, after reports of a kitchen fire and found smoke showing from the townhome, according to a statement from Deputy Chief Thomas Touchstone.

Sprinklers inside the home kept the fire from spreading but an elderly resident was trapped upstairs, neighbors told firefighters.

Firefighters were able to rescue three dogs and the resident, who suffered minor injuries, according to the statement.

The cause of the fire was not yet determined.

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