Mobile Home Fire Closes Orland Road Near Crooked Lake
Sunday Jan 08, 2017 8:35pm
2390 West Orland Road, Lot 39 Angola, IN
By: Sheila McCrea
A mobile home fire shut down a portion of Orland Road near Crooked Lake for several hours on Saturday. Angola Fire Department Public Information Officer TR Hagerty says Angola crews were dispatched just before 12:30 p.m. to a report of a mobile home fire at 2390 West Orland Road, Lot 39.
Hagerty says while they were on route to the scene an update was given that the mobile home was fully engulfed in flames.
First fire units on the scene reported heavy fire throughout the mobile home. Crews made their first attack from the outside to knock down the heavy fire and then transitioned their attack to interior.
No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is not known and remains under investigation. Damages to the home are estimated at $75-thousand dollars.
This was the second of three residential fires for Angola Fire Crews on Saturday.
Assisting at the scene were the Fremont Fire Department, Orland Fire Department, Steuben Township Fire Department, Butler Fire Department, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, Steuben County EMS, Steuben County Highway Department, NIPSCO, & the American Red Cross.