Two people hospitalized after trailer fire

Two people were taken to hospital after a trailer fire west of Red Deer early Thursday.

Two people were taken to hospital after a trailer fire west of Red Deer early Thursday.

A mother and daughter were treated and released for minor smoke inhalation, said Red Deer County Fire Services District Fire Chief Tom Metzger.

Two dozen volunteer firefighters responded to the 2 a.m. fire at Melody Meadows mobile home park about five km west of the city off Burnt Lake Trail.

“It was a bad trailer fire,” said Metzger. “It was a bad smouldering fire. Heavy, heavy smoke is what we found.”

The last fire trucks left the scene about 6:30 a.m.

The trailer is a write-off. No other mobile homes were damaged.

A damage estimate is not yet available and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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