LHC Engine 5 arrives at the scene of a modular home fire on May 11, 2019. LHCFD/Steven Clark/File Photo
Lake Havasu City

Fire Destroys Modular Home in LHC

LHC Engine 5 arrives at the scene of a modular home fire on May 11, 2019. LHCFD/Steven Clark/File Photo

LAKE HAVASU CITY — A mobile home fire was reported about 6:45 p.m. May 11 in the 1400 block of Sea Angler Drive.

Neighbors advised they could see flames in the house and the residence was occupied. A second neighbor went to help at the east side of the house when he heard the occupants yelling for assistance. The occupants were able to exit unharmed.

The first arriving fire company reported that a modular home was fully involved with fire. four engine companies, one truck company, a battalion chief and a division chief responded to the fire and gained control of the fire within 35 minutes.

Eleven CERT members responded to the fire to help with rehab duties for the firefighters. Desert Hills Fire responded one with engine company. Crews remained on the scene an additional three hours conducting salvage operations and investigating the cause of the fire.

An engine company stood fire watch for an additional three hours. Fire investigators confirmed the fire was caused by a propane barbeque on the porch.

For more information, contact the on-duty Battalion Chief at 928-486-3507 or Chief Brian Davis at 928-458-8113.