A fire has destroyed a family's mobile home at 2590 Canada View Drive, according to North Whatcom Fire and Rescue.
The fire was reported at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday.
"The flames were all the way across the roof upon our arrival," Division Chief Henry Hollander said of the older mobile home.
A couple and their four children lived there, but they were not home at the time, Hollander said.
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No one was hurt.
The cause of the fire, which was near the U.S.-Canada border, remained under investigation.
Hollander said the family was offered help from the Red Cross but declined.
They had a place to stay, he said, and had friends or family bringing them food.
Ferndale and Lynden fire crews also responded to the call.
Kie Relyea: 360-715-2234, @kierelyea