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Palm River blaze consumes mobile homes, cars at junkyard

PALM RIVER — Firefighters remained at the scene of a blaze early Tuesday that engulfed several mobile homes and a junkyard, the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue reported.

The fire was reported just after 10 p.m. Monday at 4716 Trenton St. When firefighters arrived, they discovered several cars in the junkyard and empty mobile homes were ablaze.

One mobile home near the fire, occupied by two adults and three dogs, was evacuated, fire rescue said. The home was not damaged.

About 36 firefighters extinguished the flames within two hours. A crew remained at the scene overnight to monitor the area for hot spots.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation Tuesday morning.

Palm River blaze consumes mobile homes, cars at junkyard 05/28/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 1:21pm]

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