Press release from the Arcata Fire Protection District:
This morning at 11:00 A.M. Arcata Fire Protection District responded to a single family mobile home fire on the 300 block of Lupin Drive in Manila. The report came in as an unoccupied structure fire. Upon arrival, the first arriving engine reported heavy fire coming from the living room, front porch, and entryway. The crew attempted to make an interior attack on the fire, but had to go into a defensive attack due to the floor of the structure be compromised.
Arcata Fire Protection District responded with one chief officer, three engines, and one rescue. Humboldt Bay Fire assisted with one chief officer and one engine, and Samoa Peninsula Fire District provided one chief officer and one engine.
The fire has been extinguished and the cause is currently under investigation. No injuries have been reported on this fire.
Arcata Fire Protection District would like to remind everyone to be safe and to practice fire safety. Test your smokes alarms each month, remember to have a safe meeting place and to practice your home escape plans.