One dead in Ranchos house fire |

One dead in Ranchos house fire

Staff report

One person is dead following a house fire at 1191 Manhattan Way in the Gardnervill Ranchos at about 9:30 p.m. Monday, according to Douglas County Sheriff’s Sgt. Tom Mezetta.

The one fatality is believed to be the lone occupant of the house. However, the body has not been identified and no family has been notified, he said.

An explosion is said to have started the 9:30 p.m. fire. No other homes

were affected and no other injuries were reported.

We will post updates as more information becomes available.