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HFD prevents trailer fire from spreading to nearby woods

Hattiesburg firefighters prevented a fire from spreading from a trailer storage site to a nearby wooded area on Saturday. Photo Source WDAM Hattiesburg firefighters prevented a fire from spreading from a trailer storage site to a nearby wooded area on Saturday. Photo Source WDAM
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Some Hattiesburg firefighters were kept busy during the lunch hour Saturday, preventing a fire at an old trailer from spreading to a wooded area nearby.

Fire officials say a man was using a blowtorch to dismantle an old mobile home at a storage site along Highway 49 when it caught fire.

It destroyed two trailers and heavily damaged a third before firefighters put it out.

They contained the blaze to the immediate area, saving some other nearby trailers and preventing it from spreading to a wooded area adjacent to the property.

No injuries were reported.

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