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Travel Trailer Fire Kills Man In Nevada City

One person is dead after a travel trailer fire in Nevada City early today (Wednesday). Fire Division Chief Sam Goodspeed says the blaze was on West Broad Street. It was across from the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility, where the initial report was taken as a vegetation fire…

click to listen to Chief Goodspeed

The name of the man is not available at this time. Goodspeed says there was too much heat from the fire to allow a quicker entry inside the trailer…

click to listen to Chief Goodspeed

And while the official cause of the fire hasn’t been determined yet, Goodspeed says it may have been due to a malfunctioning space heater or smoking. The amount of vegetation that went up in smoke was also quickly contained to about a-tenth of an acre. Evacuation attempts were made with surrounding buildings, most of which were not occupied.

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