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Trailer deemed ‘total’ loss after fire south of Columbia


No one was injured after a fire destroyed a trailer in South Columbia Sunday Night. One dog passed away as a result.

The Boone County Fire Protection District responded to a mobile home fire around 8:20 p.m. at the Woodstock Mobile Home Park Sunday night.

Assistant Fire Chief Gale Blomenkamp said medics arrived to the scene first and reported half of the trailer on fire. When fire officals arrived on the scene it as fully involved.

"The owner/occupant stated that she woke up to the smoke and was able to escape and so we have no injuries, but unfortunately one puppy did pass away," Blomenkamp said.

He said fire officials had the fire under control around 9 p.m. and the trailer was a total loss. There was no other reported damage.

Around 25 fire officials responded to the scene and the cause of the fire is still being investigated

Smoke could be seen driving on Highway 63 in the area.

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Sydney Olsen

Sydney Olsen reports in the evenings during the week and on the weekend.

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