A fire broke out in a unit in Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park in Chase sometime after 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29. (Rick Koch photo)

UPDATE: Home badly damaged in Chase mobile home park fire

Social media report residents are safe in Whispering Pines blaze, but no official confirmation yet


A fire broke out in one unit at Whispering Pines Mobile Home Park in Chase, sometime after 3 p.m. Thursday. Unconfirmed reports on social media are that everyone is safe, but no word yet from fire officials.

Original story:

Reports on social media indicate at least one of the units in the Whispering Pines trailer park at the east end of Chase has caught fire.

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It is unclear if emergency crews are on scene or if more than one trailer is affected.

More to come.


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A trailer caught fire in a trailer park at the east end of Chase. (Robin Ramsay-Fiddick/Facebook)

A trailer caught fire in a trailer park at the east end of Chase. (Robin Ramsay-Fiddick/Facebook)

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