No injuries reported in Panhandle trailer fire
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No injuries are reported in a trailer fire that happened in Wrangell Tuesday evening.
The police and fire department responded to a call around 11pm Tuesday night for a single-structure fire in Panhandle Trailer Court.
Police Chief Doug McCloskey says the fire department was able to was put out the fire quickly.
McCloskey says it did not spread to any surrounding structures or other areas of the trailer court.
“It was pretty well contained within the one trailer.”
At this point in time it’s not clear who the owner of the trailer is or who was in residence at the time of the incident.
“Quite honestly I don’t know for sure. There’s some conflicting ownership things there.”
But, McCloskey says, there did not appear to be anyone inside the trailer when emergency personnel arrived on scene.
McCloskey says the cause of the fire is also unknown. However, officials were set to begin looking into the cause Wednesday afternoon.
“The fire marshal’s supposed to be here later today to start the investigation.”
Again, McCloskey says there were no injuries reported at the time of the fire.
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