Afternoon fire rips through mobile home
POSTED: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 5:01pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 5:03pm
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — A family is looking for a place to stay after a mobile home caught fire.
It happened Tuesday around 1:50 p.m. on Alameda and Ascarate in the lower valley.
According to firefighters, when they arrived at the mobile home, smoke and flames were coming from the home and a wooden playhouse next to it.
Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire in ten minutes.
A woman and child were home at the time of the fire, but they were able to escape.
The Red Cross is helping the family with a place to stay.
Damages to the home are estimated at $5,000.00