Fire destroys mobile home in Greentree park


April 20, 2022

Scott Swanson

Firefighters hose down a nearby structure as another moves in on the building mobile home, which was destroyed.

Fire destroyed a mobile home Friday morning, April 15, in the Green Tree Mobile Home Park.

According to Fire Chief Dave Barringer, the fire was reported at 10:05 a.m. at the park, 3134 Hwy. 20.

A column of smoke was evident as firefighters arrived.

Barringer said it took about an hour and 15 minutes to extinguish the blaze due to the fact that the 1976 single-wide trailer had a roof built over it, so firefighters had to cut through the trailer's roof to get to the wooden structure.

The occupant, Hobart Thompson, was not injured, Barringer said.

Neighbor Anthony Rose said he heard Thom...

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