Lakewood, WA — At approximately 11:15 a.m. this morning, the Lakewood Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire at the Mobile Manor Mobile Home Park. Crews arrived to find a smoke and flames coming from the rear of mobile home.
There were three occupants in the home at the time of the fire, all of whom were sleeping in the front room. One of the girls woke up to the smell of smoke and all three escaped safely. There were no smoke alarms in the home. Had this fire happened at night, the outcome may have been different. Working smoke alarms alert occupants, day or night, of smoke in the area. They are essential to an early escape and your personal safety.
The Lakewood Fire Department has a smoke alarm program where firefighters will come out and install smoke alarms in any home in Lakewood at no cost. Please call the Lakewood Fire Department at 253-582-4600 to make an appointment.
The cause of this fire is currently under investigation.