Wrangell trailer fire kills one, injures one

Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2009

WRANGELL - A fire in a Wrangell mobile home killed one person and seriously injured another.

Wrangell firefighters and police responded at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to a report of the fire at the Panhandle Trailer Court.

The home was engulfed in flames and it took firefighters more than an hour to extinguish the fire.

One person was found dead and another was flown to Seattle with burns.

Wrangell Fire Chief Tim Buness said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Names of the victims have not been released.



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