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UPDATE 8:30 a.m. Firefighters battle mobile home fire (w/video)

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Alexandria firefighters battled a mobile home fire – and wind chills of 35 below zero Monday night.

They were called to the Olson Mobile Home Park, 1611 6th Avenue East, at 9:40 p.m. When they arrived, the trailer home, which was unoccupied and vacant, was fully engulfed in flames, according to Fire Chief Jeff Karrow.

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“Once a trailer house starts on fire, there’s not a lot to save,” Karrow said. “Our main objective was to save the trailer homes behind it and to the side.”

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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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