Escondido, CA
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Mobile home damaged in fire

Firefighters mopping up last of the fire.

On June 20, at about 8:39 a.m., the Escondido Police and Fire Communication Center received a report of smoke in an occupied mobile home at 1530 E El Norte Pky. The first arriving engine reported a light smoke coming from the mobile home and an elderly female attempting to evacuate with a walker. The crew was able to safely evacuate the resident, who suffered minor injuries and was transported to Palomar Medical Center, and then attempted to locate the source of the fire. According to the Escondido Fire Department, aggressive action by the firefighters contained and controlled the fire in about 40 minutes. The mobile home sustained fire and smoke damage. There were no firefighter injuries. 4 fire engines, 1 truck, 2 rescue ambulances, 2 Battalion Chiefs, and 1 Investigator responded to the fire. Escondido Police Units provided crowd and traffic control. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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