The Times West Virginian

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March 15, 2013

So little leeway

Fairview mobile home total loss following fire

FAIRVIEW — Firefighters have to be trained to deal with many different types of structures as part of their job, and each comes with its own challenges.

At a fire in Fairview on Thursday afternoon, firefighters responded to a mobile home that ultimately was a total loss. No one was injured in the blaze, though officials say a pet was not so fortunate.

How long does it take a trailer to burn?

“Seven minutes,” said Fairview Fire Chief Steve Gillespie. If it isn’t knocked back within that time span, they’ve lost.

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