Blaze destroys mobile home
A fire destroyed a mobile home in the Trooper Mobile Home Park Saturday morning.
No injuries were reported but the structure was a total loss, according to officials.
On Saturday at 10:27 a.m., Montgomery County Emergency Dispatch Services received a 911 call from a property owner in the 100 block of Salem Drive. The caller reported a fire inside his manufactured home located in the Trooper Mobile Home Park. First responders from Lower Providence Township fire, police and EMS were dispatched.
First arriving police units reported active fire inside the home. Fire personnel aggressively suppressed the fire, containing it to the one home and preventing it from spreading to neighboring homes.
The home was occupied by two residents. There were no injuries reported, however the home and contents were a total loss. The American Red Cross is assisting with temporary housing and immediate needs. The Liberty Thrift store of Lower Providence Township opened its doors to the residents for immediate clothing.
The origin and cause of the fire is under investigation by the Lower Providence Township Fire Marshals and the Montgomery County Detective’s Fire Investigators.
Assisting fire companies were: Collegeville, Perkiomen, Worcester, Jeffersonville, Norristown, Norriton, and Valley Forge. Assisting EMS were Lower Providence and Plymouth.