Lake Samish mobile home destroyed in Monday morning fire

Posted by CALEB HUTTON on November 25, 2013 

TRAILER FIRE

South Whatcom Fire Authority firefighter Nick Ota sprays water on the remains of a modular home that was destroyed by fire Monday morning, Nov. 25, at 316 W. Lake Samish Drive No.18 south of Bellingham. No one was injured and the cause remains under investigation.

PHILIP A. DWYER — THE BELLINGHAM HERALD Buy Photo

No one was hurt in a mobile home fire Monday morning, Nov. 25, near the south end of Lake Samish.

Firefighters were called around 10:35 a.m. to flames and heavy black smoke at 316 W. Lake Samish Drive, Unit 18, said South Whatcom Fire Assistant Chief Rod Topel. They used extra caution because of a large propane tank about five feet from the home.

One resident, a woman, returned home while the fire was being extinguished, Topel said.

No one was hurt. But the home — a trailer converted into a stationary residence — was destroyed, along with everything inside.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation by the county fire marshal's office as of Monday evening.

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