Fire, Explosion Destroy Trailer in Jefferson County


By WSIL Manager

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- An explosion and fire destroyed a trailer in northwest Jefferson County tonight. 

The county fire department was called to the mobile home in the Prairie View Resort a little after 7:00 p.m. Investigators believe oxygen tanks sparked an explosion.
No one was inside at the time. Crews were on scene for about two hours. The fire remains under investigation.
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