INCLINE VILLAGE (CBS13) — The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District have launched a joint investigation into an overnight structure fire in Incline Village that left one person dead.
At approximately 3:00 a.m. on the morning of August 7, 2016, Sheriff’s Office Deputies and fire personnel were dispatched to a structure fire on Tomahawk Trail, North of State Route 28. When first responders arrived on scene, the structure was fully involved.READ MORE: Dramatic Price Drop At Pump Draws Drivers To Galt Gas Station
After several hours of firefighting efforts, crews were able to enter the structure and discover a subject deceased in the home.READ MORE: Jewelry Store Owner Says Suspects Stole 300K Worth of Merchandise
Detectives and fire investigators are currently investigating the fire but have not yet determined the cause of the fire.MORE NEWS: Saturday's Show Info (12/4/21)
The cause of death will be determined by the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office.