Trailer fire on Brookshire

Rantoul firefighters Sunday morning responded to a fire in a trailer in the 1200 block of Brookshire Drive.

RANTOUL -- For the second time in less than a week, fire damaged an unoccupied house trailer in Rantoul.

Firefighters were called to 1261 Brookshire at 2:36 a.m. Sunday where the house trailer was on fire.

Fire Chief Ken Waters said upon arrival, smoke was showing. The fire was confined to a middle bedroom but was deemed a total loss due to heat, smoke and water damage. Firefighters cleared the scene at 5:30 a.m.

The Mutual Aid Box Alarm System 28 investigative team and state fire marshal's office are investigating the fire cause.

Rantoul firefighters had two engines, a tanker and a rescue unit at the scene. Thomasboro and Gifford fire departments provided mutual aid.

No injuries were reported.

On Sept. 8, firefighters fought a fire in a house trailer in the 1200 block of Wedgewood Drive.

dhinton@rantoulpress.com