(Le Mars) — Le Mars Firefighters responded to a recreational vehicle trailer that caught on fire late Thursday afternoon. Fire was reported at a about 5:18 p.m. at 24505 160th Street, approximately nine miles west-northwest of Le Mars. Upon their arrival to the scene, flames could be seen coming from the mobile home trailer. Le Mars Fire Chief Dave Schipper explains the scene.
Schipper offers an explanation as to what may have been the cause of the trailer fire.
The trailer is listed as a total loss. Firefighters had to battle the cold winter winds as they extinguished the blaze. Several buildings were in the immediate surrounding area, but fortunately firefighters were able to confine the fire to the camping trailer, and no other buildings were damaged. Firefighters were on the scene for approximately an hour.
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