Classic Hits 103.9 WLPO

News from the Illinois Valley

Rural Varna trailer destroyed

Posted by wlpo on March 2, 2014

A trailer fire doesn’t allow firefighters much time. Ask Varna fire chief, Rich Shanklin.

His men were called to one…. a mile and half east of town about 6:30am Saturday. Shanklin said the 40 year old man living there noticed flames in the bathroom area. By the time firemen arrived flames were through the windows and roof at the north end.

Shanklin said there were no injuries but the trailer is a complete loss. The fire is not considered suspicious. One problem in fighting the fire, according to the fire chief, was the straw insulating the outside of the structure. Firemen had to pull the bales apart while they were burning. The trailer is valued at $10,000.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.

 
%d bloggers like this: