Trailer fire burns Adams County man’s home Thursday night

Published 11:00 pm Friday, June 1, 2007

A trailer fire burned a man’s home Thursday evening, Natchez Fire Department Battalion Chief Oliver Stewart said Friday.

A call came in at roughly 5:20 p.m. Thursday that a trailer on Old Highway 84, No. 1, was on fire, Stewart said.

Once they arrived, it took firefighters three to five minutes to get the flames under control, Stewart said.

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“The fire heavily damaged the roof, the roof collapsed, and the kitchen wall and bedroom were damaged,” Stewart said. “It caused probably $10,000 worth of damage.”

Stewart said the cause of the fire was still under investigation.

The homeowner was uninjured, he said.