One person escapes flames as fire tears through Ashland home

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Mobile home fire under investigation (PHOTO: Hanover Fire-EMS Department)

ASHLAND, Va. — The one person inside the Ashland mobile home that caught fire Wednesday night was able to escape alive, according to Hanover Fire-EMS spokesman Battalion Chief Jason Williams. The cause of the fire at the home along the 10000 block of Arapaho Lane remained under investigation Thursday morning. The fire was first reported at 11:48 p.m.

“Upon arrival, fire crews found a mobile home trailer heavily involved with fire,” Williams said. “One resident was home at the time of the fire and safely escaped. No one was injured. The fire was brought under control in about 45 minutes with about 25 Hanover Fire-EMS personnel working on the scene.”

Two people who lived in the home and were displaced by the fire.