LAS VEGAS (AP) — A fire official says eight elderly residents escaped unhurt from a northwest Las Vegas assisted care home while automatic sprinklers doused a dryer fire.
Fire spokesman Tim Szymanski (zim-ANN'-skee) says Las Vegas and North Las Vegas firefighters were summoned about 2 p.m. Tuesday to the house on Cabin Springs Avenue.
That's near Durango Road and Racel Street — not far from Tule (TOO'-lee) Springs Ranch and Floyd Lamb Park.
Szymanski says the fire was confined to the dryer, with minor smoke damage in the rest of the house.
Damage is estimated at $2,500.
Szymanski says the American Red Cross is helping the residents until the house reopens.
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