Ashley Bebensee | March 30, 2023
KEARNEY — A Kearney mobile home is a total loss after a fire Thursday morning.
The Kearney Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the fire at 5:16 a.m. Thursday at Countryside Mobile Home Park, 1920 15th Ave. in Kearney. When KVFD arrived on the scene, there was heavy smoke and flames coming from the mobile home, said Deputy Fire Chief Jason Whalen.
No one was home at the time of the fire, and it is unknown if there were working smoke alarms in the residence. The home was a total loss, and the American Red Cross is assisting the five displaced residents.
The Nebraska State Fire Marshal is assisting in the investigation of the cause and origin of the fire.