Kent Mobile Home Fire Damages Doublewide

Kent News: Mobile Home Fire Damages Double-Wide

No Injuries Reported

A fire in the 11400 block of SE 208 St. heavily damaged a double-wide mobile home, but no injuries were reported.

img_0968Firefighters from the Kent and Renton RFAs were dispatched at 12:26 PM, after multiple people called 9-1-1 to report that smoke was coming from the mobile home. It took almost an hour to fully extinguish the fire, which had spread quickly through the building. No others structures were affected.

Windy weather played a part in the fire spread. Fortunately, the fire was on the leeward, or protected side, of the home.

The single occupant was able to get out quickly, and according to him, there were working smoke alarms in the home.The fire is currently under investigation.

Contributed by the Kent RFA