Fire damages mobile home in Carbondale

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Fire damaged a mobile home in Carbondale on Saturday evening.

The people who live there came home and found their trailer on fire and called 911.

According to Capt. Mark Black with the Carbondale Township Fire Department they received a call at 6 p.m. Saturday night about a trailer fire at 68 south Woods Drive off of Pleasant Hill Road.

When crews arrived half of the trailer was engulfed in flames. They were able to knock down the fire and save a back bedroom and bathroom. But there was extensive smoke and water damage to the contents in the two rooms.

Capt. Black says fire started in the kitchen, and how they still do not know. It is not being considered as a suspicious fire at this time.

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