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Idaho Falls Idaho - Mobile home fire 28 September 2022 ( news )
Idaho Falls , state Idaho ( By Press Release office)
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Two animals are deceased and one was transported to a veterinarian clinic following a mobile home fire earlier this evening . There were no injuries to civilians or first responders .
At 5:11 p . m . the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispatched to the Shady Rest Campground at 2200 N Yellowstone Highway for a report of a fire inside of a mobile home . The reporting party was unaware if there was anybody inside the home at the time of the fire .
Fire......fighters noted smoke in the air while in route and active flames coming from a corner of the single - wide mobile home on arrival . There were no other structures threatened . They began knocking the fire down and performing a primary search for occupants . There was nobody found inside the home . Engine 1 reported having the fire knocked down within 11 minutes of being dispatched .
One cat and one dog were found deceased inside the home . Firefighters also found one husky puppy that was in respiratory distress . They removed the dog from the home and provided medical aid . After the dog was stabilized , it was transported by Idaho Falls Police Department Animal Services to a veterinarian clinic .
The cause of the fire was from the stove being accidently left on and unattended . The mobile home is a complete loss and unlivable . Damages are estimated at $60 , 000 for the structure and $15 , 000 for the contents . Two individuals were displaced from their home but were able to find temporary housing with family .
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Media Contact: Kerry Hammon , IFFD Public Information Officer , ( 208 ) 612 - 8122 ,
khammon@idahofalls . gov
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