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Tuesday fire destroys Cole County home

Tuesday fire destroys Cole County home

March 20th, 2019 in Local News

A mobile home was destroyed in a fire Tuesday night in Cole County.

The fire in the 10400 block of Valley Home Road was reported around 9:25 p.m., according to reports from the Russellvile/Lohman Fire Protection District.

The homeowners said they had been burning trash and the fire got out of control and spread to the home.

The first firefighters on the scene reported the trailer was fully engulfed in flames. Cole County Fire Protection District personnel were called in for mutual aid.

A family cat perished in the fire, but all eight people in the home got out safely. The Red Cross was called to help the family.