Blotter: Two mobile home fires reported on Monday

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Krum and Justin fire departments reported two home fires Monday evening, according to officials.

Krum Fire Chief Ken Swindle said that shortly before 4:30 p.m. Monday, owners of an estimated 2,000-square-foot, double-wide mobile home reported a fire in the 3100 block of Mitchell Road.

Swindle said the exact cause remains under investigation, but officials believe the fire started underneath the home as an electrical issue before burning an estimated 30 percent of the residence.

Two adults and two children were able to escape the home with no injuries.

A Krum firefighter was injured after falling through the floor and was taken to an area hospital.

Swindle said she was released at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and will be “just fine.”

The home wasn’t a total loss but will need repairs before the family can move back in, officials said. While the repair work is being done, the residents are staying with other family members who live nearby.

Fred Bowles, Justin emergency medical services chief, said firefighters responded to a fire in a mobile home park in the 8400 block of Longhorn Drive at 6:16 p.m. Monday.

The mobile home fire was not fully involved upon arrival but did flare shortly afterward, he said.

The only reported injuries were a couple of Justin firefighters who suffered some minor burns, officials said.

The home is believed to be a total loss, Bowles said, but additional details were not immediately available.

Multiple outlying agencies assisted with both fires, according to each department.

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday:

Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 723 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve. Five people were booked into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 241 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 14 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to 16 medical calls, three building fires, one gas leak, two Dumpster or outside trash fires, one smoke or odor removal and one vehicle accident.

Argyle firefighters responded to one structure fire, two medical calls and one carbon monoxide or hazardous material call. Argyle police responded to six traffic calls and one traffic transport incident.

Aubrey firefighters responded to one carbon monoxide or hazardous material call, two odor investigations and three medical calls. Aubrey police responded to two traffic calls, one traffic complaint and one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call.

Bartonville police responded to six traffic calls.

Corinth police responded to one medical call, 17 traffic calls, two animal complaints and three suspicious activity calls.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one structure fire and one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call. Double Oak police responded to one carbon monoxide or hazardous materials call.

Flower Mound firefighters responded to three fire calls and one traffic transport incident.

Hickory Creek police responded to one noise complaint, one suspicious activity call, 17 traffic calls, one traffic transport incident and one animal complaint.

Justin firefighters responded to one smoke investigation, two fires and two traffic transport incidents. Justin police responded to one burglary report and one verbal disturbance.

Krum firefighters responded to one fall and one structure fire. Krum police responded to one intoxicated person and one traffic call.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to six medical calls, one structure fire and one traffic transport incident.

Little Elm firefighters responded to one grass fire and four medical calls. Little Elm police responded to one grass fire, one harassment report, one narcotics call, seven ordinance violations, one reckless driver, two suspicious activity calls, one theft report, nine traffic calls and one welfare investigation.

Lewisville police made five arrests.

Northlake police responded to one medical call, one criminal mischief report and four traffic calls.

Oak Point firefighters responded to one grass fire. Oak Point police responded to one traffic call and one animal complaint.

Ponder firefighters responded to two structure fires and one traffic transport incident.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to three medical calls and assisted two citizens. Pilot Point police responded to one burglary, one intoxicated person, one theft report and one suspicious activity call.

Sanger firefighters responded to one assault or sexual assault, one structure fire and two medical calls. Sanger police responded to one criminal mischief report, one disturbance call, one reckless driver, one terroristic threat report, one theft report and six traffic calls.

The Colony firefighters responded to two medical calls and one electrical short.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to two medical calls. Trophy Club police responded to one burglary, five ordinance violations, one theft, one traffic call and one traffic complaint.

— Megan Gray

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