01-02-12
Mobile Home Fire
Marlowe Loop, Troutman, NC

 

The mobile home fire was first spotted by a neighbor who advised the 911 telecommunicator that fire and smoke were visible.  Units from Troutman Fire & Rescue, Shepherds Fire Dept., and Wayside Fire Dept. were dispatched.  Troutman Unit 2 arrived and advised there was a working fire.  Units made an interior attack and were able to put the fire out quickly.  There was heavy smoke damage throughout the mobile home.  The homeowner returned home and advised that in the area of the fire was a heater.  The fire marshall's office was requested for an investigation.  There were no injuries.  The temperatures were in the low 40's.

 


Coming to the scene from neighbor's driveway.

Multiple trucks setting up for water transfer.

Making interior attack

Smoke coming from opposite end of trailer

Water pressure blew the side out of the trailer.

Units working inside the mobile home.

Chief Barrier from Shepherds Fire Dept.

Putting up fire barrier tape to keep onlookers out.

Setting up the fan to get the smoke out of the home.

Area for recupperation

Firefighter Roz

Discussing the fire.

Trying to find the cause

Keeping the truck warm.

Bringing in new tool for interior firefighters.

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