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: Rescuers Pull 1 Person Out Of Vehicle After Rollover Crash On Greenback Lane
After several hours of firefighting efforts, crews were able to enter the structure and discover a subject deceased in the home.READ MORE: Stanislaus Animal Shelter In Need Of Towels, Chew Toys After 150 Dogs Rescued From Suspected Puppy Mill
Detectives and fire investigators are currently investigating the fire but have not yet determined the cause of the fire.MORE NEWS: Heat Safety: Why Leaving A Child Or Pet In A Locked Car Can Be Dangerous
The cause of death will be determined by the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office.