Mobile Home Destroyed by Fire, No Injury

A dryer fire may be to blame for a blaze that destroyed a home in the Watch-E-Kee Trailer Park east of Watseka this (Thurs) morning.

No injury was reported. The home is listed as a total loss, according to Watseka Fire Chief Dave Mayotte.

A renter, Beth England, called 9-1-1 just before 7:30 am.  She stated the dryer was on fire, then left the structure.  Firemen found the trailer fully involved .  The cause is under investigation.

Sheldon Concord, Crescent City,, Milford, and Martinton provided mutual aide.  IMH ambulance was also at the scene.


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