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Man hospitalized after fire in northeast Las Vegas
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LAS VEGAS -- An early morning fire sent one person to the hospital, according to Clark County Fire and Rescue.

The fire at 5851 Meikle Lane started at 6:50 a.m. and the first CCFD unit arrived at the scene at 6:54 a.m. Upon arrival, firefighters saw a fully involved single family home.

The fire was knocked down in 20 minutes, but CCFD found the victim by the back door while searching the residence.

The man apparently had an injury to the back of his head. He was taken to the hospital where he had surgery. He is in critical condition.

A total of 36 firefighters fought the blaze.

Metro is working with CCFD investigators to determine the cause of the fire. It is undetermined at this time.

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