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Muldoon family loses trailer home to fire

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A Muldoon family lost their trailer home to a fire Monday morning.

The fire started around 10:30 a.m. at the Glencaren Trailer Court. A woman noticed smoke coming from her front porch and woke her son, who called 911.

Anchorage Fire Department Capt. Ryan Staten said the son tried to use a fire extinguisher to put out the flames but found out too late it didn’t have a pin. Staten said it’s a good reminder for people to make sure they have working smoke detectors and fire extinguishers they can count on.

“For anyone out there that has a fire extinguisher, be sure it’s within its date range to be used, that it has a pin, that it’s charged and it’s ready to go,” Staten said.

Investigators believe the fire may have started because of an electrical problem. Including smoke damage, the trailer appears to be a total loss, but no one was injured by the fire.

KTVA 11’s Lauren Maxwell can be reached via email or on Twitter.

The post Muldoon family loses trailer home to fire appeared first on KTVA 11.

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