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1 person burned in downtown explosion

Las Vegas (KLAS) – Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says 1 person is being treated for burns in an explosion at a building on 4th street near Las Vegas Blvd. & Charleston. Right now the cause of the fire is unknown. Crews are advising drivers to avoid the area.

TRAFFIC INFO; S 4th St closed from S LV BLVD TO CHARLESTON BL. Closed about 2 more hours. #PIO1NEWS pic.twitter.com/m3rOGdMdze

— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) July 7, 2019

UPDATE: TOC: 7:55PM. 1201 S. 4th St. house fire – OUT, heavy involvement on arrival, crews were able to keep fire from extending to apt bldg next door, 1 burn victim to UMC Trauma, crews hitting hot spots and picking up. Cause U/I. #PIO1NEWS pic.twitter.com/94rxPjKvaE

— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) July 7, 2019