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Mobile home heavily damaged in Rouzerville fire

July 01, 2008

ROUZERVILLE, Pa. -- Several occupants of a mobile home were treated for burns and possible smoke inhalation as the trailer burned Monday morning, according to Blue Ridge (Pa.) Fire and Rescue Squad officials.

The fire at 11728 Pen Mar Road Extended, Lot 40, was reported at 10:47 a.m., Squad Administrator Patrick E. Fleagle said.

"Firefighters were met with heavy black smoke showing," Fleagle said.

Two adults and two children were inside the home at the time, and all medical treatment was administered at the scene.

"They are staying with family, but we are providing assistance," said Allen White, emergency services director for the Franklin County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

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The Washington Township Police Department was asked to investigate the cause and origin of the blaze.

Fleagle, who described the home as heavily damaged, said firefighters came from the Waynesboro, Fountaindale and New Franklin departments in Pennsylvania, and Smithsburg and Leitersburg departments in Maryland. The Washington County Air Unit was on the scene.

Firefighters were on the scene for more than two hours. The mobile home park is across from the Rouzerville Post Office.

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