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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say firefighters battled a blaze that started in a Las Vegas backyard and spread to three homes, displacing 12 adults and four children.

KVVU-TV reports the Las Vegas Fire and Rescue Department says the fire, which caused an estimated $650,000 in damages, began Monday at an “unattended outside cooking device” behind a one-story home, spread to palm trees and to the home, and then to two other homes.

Officials say one person was treated at the scene and released.


Information from: KVVU-TV,