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Firefighters extinguish fire at New Ulm Mobile Village

Staff photo by Clay Schuldt Firefighters check over the site of a recent fire in New Ulm’s Mobile Village. The New Ulm Fire Department extinguished the fire shortly after arriving on scene.

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Fire Department extinguished a trailer fire in New Ulm’s Mobile Village Sunday.

No injuries were reported as a result of the fire. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

The fire began in the living room of a trailer located on the edge of the Mobile Village. The owners of the trailer were not at home when the fire began. A pet cat was rescued from the trailer. Neighbors agreed to watch the animal until the owners return.

Neighbor Jeanett Koehler noticed smoke on a home security monitor and called the fire department at 11:54 a.m.

Second Assistant Fire Chief Missy Visser said firefighters had the fire out within five minutes of arrival.

Visser said the cause of the fire is unknown, but it resulted in extensive fire damage to the living room and extensive smoke damage to rest of the trailer.

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