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Crews battle residential fire in Payson, seven displaced

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Posted at 2:49 PM, May 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-21 21:31:16-04

PAYSON, Utah – Payson Fire Rescue announced that crews were fighting a residential fire Monday afternoon.

The fire happened near 400 North and 500 West.  Engine 95, Engine 94, Truck 91, Ambulance 91, and Santaquin Engine 145 all responded to the incident.

According to Assistant Chief Terry Reilly with Payson Fire Rescue, the residence, which was a mobile home, caught on fire around 11:00 a.m. Monday.

The trailer suffered significant damage to its’ roof and was called a total loss.

Seven people were displaced after the fire, and the Red Cross was working to assist those in need of shelter.

Details regarding how the fire started were unknown at the time of this report.