Dog perishes in mobile home fire in Pierceton

Multiple fire departments had their hands full overnight with a mobile home fire at Regancy Estates, east of Pierceton. Photo by Gary Nieter, Times-Union.
By Jackie Gorski

PIERCETON – A mobile home is a total loss following a Thursday morning fire.

Pierceton Fire Department was called to 8280 East U.S. 30, lot 52, Pierceton, at 3:23 a.m. Thursday, according to Fire Chief Nathan Rhoades.

Upon arrival at the scene, Rhoades said the trailer was fully engulfed in flames. Rhoades did not have the name of the trailer’s owner, but did say the owner’s son and his wife and family lived in the trailer.

A family dog died in the fire. There were no other injuries or fatalities. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Rhoades said the trailer was a total loss.

North Webster, Winona Lake and Sidney fire departments assisted.