LA VERKIN – Officers in La Verkin evacuated the area of 180 W and 300 N after a fire broke out in the mobile home park.
Firefighters were called to the home fire at approximately 2:30 p.m. after a shed caught fire, and then spread to the home. Detective Travis Romney said he was able to evacuate everyone in time and there were no injuries.
During the fire, ammunition caught in the blaze began bursting inside the home, alarming neighbors. No one was hurt, however.
A next door neighbor to the home on fire said he only had a few minutes to grab a few things before the fire department made him evacuate his home.
At 3:30 p.m., firefighters were still battling the blaze with zero containment. It is currently unknown how the fire began, however neighbors speculated there may have been an illegal burn.
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