UPDATE: Fire now out at Fran Lee Trailer Court in Williams Lake

A fire destroyed a home at Fran Lee Trailer Court in Williams Lake Tuesday morning (May 17). (Photo submitted)A fire destroyed a home at Fran Lee Trailer Court in Williams Lake Tuesday morning (May 17). (Photo submitted)
Emergency crews responded quickly to a residential fire Tuesday morning (May 17). (Photo submitted)Emergency crews responded quickly to a residential fire Tuesday morning (May 17). (Photo submitted)
Williams Lake RCMP assisted the WLFD at a fire at Fran Lee Trailer Court in Williams Lake Tuesday morning (May 17). (Photo submitted)Williams Lake RCMP assisted the WLFD at a fire at Fran Lee Trailer Court in Williams Lake Tuesday morning (May 17). (Photo submitted)
Members of the Williams Lake Fire Department block off Eleventh Avenue during a fire at Fran Lee Trailer Court Tuesday (May 17). (Photo submitted)Members of the Williams Lake Fire Department block off Eleventh Avenue during a fire at Fran Lee Trailer Court Tuesday (May 17). (Photo submitted)
Heavy smoke could be seen coming from a home at Fran Lee Trailer Court May 17 (Photo submitted)Heavy smoke could be seen coming from a home at Fran Lee Trailer Court May 17 (Photo submitted)

Update:

Fire crews have extinquished a fire at Fran Lee Trailer Park by 10 a.m. Tuesday (May 17).

Deputy Fire Chief Joan Flaspohler confirmed the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Roads in the area have been reopened.

Original Story:

Thick smoke could be seen billowing into the skies Tuesday morning (May 17) as Williams Lake RCMP and members of the Williams Lake Fire Department (WLFD) responded to a mobile home fire in the Fran Lee Trailer Park.

Staff Sgt. Del Byron said police received the call at 7:30 a.m. to assist the WLFD, who responded quickly with a full contingent of members.

The area was been cordoned off, including Eleventh Avenue which is temporarily closed while crews responded to the emergency.

The home appeared to be extensively damaged by the blaze.

Neighbourhoods have told police no one appeared to be home at the time the fire broke out, Byron said.


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