Resident flees fire by jumping from second floor of apartment; 2 hurt, 4 displaced

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Two people were transported to the hospital and four people were displaced in a two-alarm apartment fire not far from McCarran International Airport.

Clark County firefighters responded at 2:04 a.m. Sunday to a second-story apartment fire at the Maryland Hacienda Apartments, 1256 E. Hacienda Drive.

Dispatch received multiple calls reporting people possible trapped on the second floor, so a second alarm was called for additional resources.

Callers reported that one man jumped from the second-floor window and a child was dropped down to the man.

The first arriving units reported light smoke in the apartment and all residents were reported as out of the building at 2:17 a.m.

The man who reportedly jump from a second floor window was injured and transported. At least one additional resident was transported for possible smoke inhalation.

The American Red Cross said in a news release that is was assisting three adults and a child displaced by the fire.

A total of 36 personnel responded to the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation. A damage estimate is still pending, according to a Clark County Fire Department news release.

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