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Ririe mobile home a total loss following fire

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RIRIE — A mobile home is a total loss after a fire Monday night.

Central Fire District’s Ririe and Rigby stations were dispatched to the 200 block of East Miller Street around 10:35 p.m. for the report of a mobile home, shed and fence on fire.

According to a news release, firefighters found the north end section of the mobile home on fire. A bully barn-type shed, boat, power pole and fence were also engulfed in flames.

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There were a total of three engines, two water tenders, three support/rescue trucks and one chief vehicle on scene. Central Fire had 18 firefighters at the blaze.

All occupants of the home had safely evacuated before firefighters arrived.
The homeowner’s daughter alerted the family of the fire. No one was hurt, according to the news release.

The mobile home, shed and boat were considered total losses by fire officials. The cause of the fire is unknown as of Tuesday evening. The homeowner said an air conditioner on the home had been malfunctioning recently.

The mobile home was a 14-by-66-foot single wide with a 20-by-20-foot add-on. The boat, shed and fence belonged to the neighbor.

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