STRUCTURE FIRE TOTAL LOSS

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El Paso County Sheriff's Office

3850 Justice Dr.

El Paso, Texas 79938

NEWS RELEASE

Chris Acosta

Public Affairs Director

Office (915) 538-2223

Cell (915) 479-0797

 

Structure Fire

El Paso, Texas – Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at approximately 2:55 pm, Deputies were dispatched to the 7100 block of Kayla Dr, El Paso County, TX in reference a structure fire. When the responding Deputies arrived, they saw a mobile home and a passenger vehicle fully engulfed. The Deputies met with the homeowner who told them that she and an elderly couple were inside cleaning the mobile home when they began to smell smoke. The homeowner said they were all able to run outside for safety but, the mobile home was already on fire. Several nearby residents attempted to help the family extinguish the fire. One helping neighbor suffered minor burn injuries which did not require further medical attention. West Valley Fire Department arrived on scene and extinguished the fire. The property was a total loss estimated at approximately $10,000.00 to include the vehicle parked on the property. The Red Cross was not contacted being that the property was vacant and was only being cleaned for future rental.

Published 20 March 2015 10:57 AM by agonzales

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