6 were killed and 13 injured in a fire at a Las Vegas apartment building where residents said they were using their stoves for heat

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A fire killed six people and injured 13 on Saturday in an apartment building where some residents said they were using their stoves for heat.

Investigators reported that the fire started around a first-floor unit's stove and that residents had told them that there was no heat in the building.

Firefighters arriving at the scene began treating injured and using ladders to rescue numerous people already jumping or hanging from windows, a fire department spokesman said.

Fire officials said around 50 people were displaced and the Southern Nevada Red Cross said it sent personnel to provide assistance.

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LAS VEGAS AP A fire in a three-story apartment building in downtown Las Vegas where residents were apparently using their stoves for heat killed six people and forced some residents to jump from upper-floor windows to escape the heavy smoke before dawn Saturday, authorities said.

Investigators reported that the fire started around a first-floor unit's stove and that residents had told them that there was no heat in the building, which sits a few blocks from downtown Las Vegas' touristy Fremont Street District.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: A podiatrist explains heel spurs, the medical condition Trump said earned him a medical deferment from VietnamSee Also:Juice WRLD's girlfriend speaks out for the first time since the rapper's death, saying he 'literally loved every single one' of his fansDeath toll from New Zealand eruption rises to 16 as authorities continue harrowing mission to retrieve bodies from the islandThe South Carolina football fan who inspired the movie 'Radio' has died at 73

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