Fire at Ypsilanti Township trailer park causes extensive damage to home
A family of six was displaced from their home in Ypsilanti Township Saturday night after fire ripped through their trailer home.
No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported at 5:16 p.m. Saturday in a trailer at the Timberland Mobile Home Park, 3375 E. Michigan Ave.
Firefighters from Ypsilanti Township arrived to find light smoke coming from the roughly 1,200 square-foot trailer and had the fire under control by 6 p.m.
The blaze caused an estimated $30,000 worth of damage to the trailer and personal belongings. Investigators believe an electrical issue started the blaze.
The Washtenaw-Lenawee County Chapter of the American Red Cross said Sunday that it helped provide the family with food, clothing and lodging.
Ypsilanti and Superior Township firefighters helped extinguish the blaze.