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Fire destroys mobile home in Fallbrook


Last updated 1/28/2014 at Noon

North County Fire has confirmed emergency workers responded to a fire on Saturday evening, January 25 in a mobile home park at 1455 Alturas Road in Fallbrook.

"The fire burned about 75 percent of a mobile home and our firefighters did a great job protecting the surrounding ones from catching fire," said John Buchanan, public information officer for North County Fire.

Buchanan said firefighters responded to the blaze about 7:30 p.m. that night and that one person was transported to Fallbrook Hospital for medical evaluation as a result.

"The fire remains under investigation and the residents of the mobile home have been displaced as a result," he said.

Buchanan said keeping a fire in a mobile home community contained is a challenge.

"The reason is because mobile homes are made of lighter-weight material and are very susceptible to fire," he said.


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