FIRE BURNS MOBILE HOME IN WINCHESTER

Douglas Co. Fire Dist. No.2


A mobile home is considered a total loss after a fire broke out Tuesday afternoon.   

The fire was reported at 3:23 p.m. on Clarice Lane in the Winchester area of Roseburg.

Firefighters with Douglas County Fire District No. 2 arrived to find heavy smoke and fire coming from a single wide mobile home.  The homeowner had exited the building and told firefighters she woke up to fire coming from the kitchen area.   Firefighters made an aggressive interior attack to extinguish the fire and keep the fire from spreading to other nearby mobile homes.

The fire was reported under in control within 20 minutes and no injuries were reported.  The American Red Cross was requested to assist one adult and several pets displaced by the fire.  Douglas County Fire District No. 2 responded to the incident with 13 firefighters including 3 engines and 1 command vehicle.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.




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