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UPDATED: Fire burns 2 units in Bellingham mobile home community

Scene of a fire in a Bellingham mobile home community (August 23, 2022). Photo: Whatcom News

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — First responders were dispatched Tuesday, August 23rd, about 7:50am to a report of a structure fire in the 4000 block of Eliza Avenue in Bellingham.

Approximate location of the fire

Bellingham Fire Department personnel at the scene said 2 adjacent mobile homes were involved and 1 contained many items that were fueling the fire making it difficult to completely knock down. A ladder truck was being utilized to drop water from above in the more difficult to reach locations.

No injuries had been reported as of 9:30am while firefighters continued to battle the stubborn fire. It was reported the fire had been knocked down about 10:10am and mop up was beginning.

Scene of a fire in a Bellingham mobile home community (August 23, 2022). Photo: Whatcom News
Scene of a fire in a Bellingham mobile home community (August 23, 2022). Photo: Whatcom News

BFD officials later said 3 mobile homes were damaged by the fire and left 4 residents were displaced as a result. There were no reported civilian injuries, and the cause of the fire was under investigation.

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