A trailer home in the Montreal area of Camden County is considered a total loss after a fire Sunday night. There were no injuries reported in the incident.
A press release from Mid County Fire Protection District states that they were dispatched to the 3900 block of Route E in Montreal, Missouri at 9:56 p.m. June 24, 2018.
First arriving MCFPD units found a single-wide mobile home with heavy fire showing in a bedroom and living room. Firefighters immediately verified that there was no one in the home and began a fire attack, the press release stated.
Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control in approximately 20 minutes. Personnel remained on the scene for another one and a half hours doing overhaul and extinguishing hot spots, according to the district’s statement. The home and the contents were a total loss.
The fire was investigated by the Missouri Division of Fire Safety, assisted by the MCFPD fire marshal. Due to the significant damage in the area of fire origin, the cause is being listed as undetermined.
The occupants were home at the time of the fire, the press release stated. All occupants got out of the home on their own before MCFPD arrived on scene.
The American Red Cross was called in to assist the occupants with housing and comfort kits.
MCFPD was assisted at the scene by a Tanker from Tri County Fire Protection District, an Engine from the Osage Beach Fire Protection District, an ambulance from Camden County Ambulance District and deputies from the Camden County Sheriff’s Office. An Engine from the Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District moved to MCFPD Station #2 in Greenview to cover possible additional emergency incidents while MCFPD units were operating at the structure fire.
All units cleared the scene at 3:16 a.m.