Six displaced in trailer fire

Published 11:00 pm Thursday, May 2, 2013

Deputy Fire Chief Ed Taylor supervises as firefighters work the scene of a fire in a mobile home park off Nansemond Parkway. Six people were displaced from the home.

Deputy Fire Chief Ed Taylor supervises as firefighters work the scene of a fire in a mobile home park off Nansemond Parkway. Six people were displaced from the home.

Two people were sent to the hospital after a blaze in a mobile home Thursday.

The fire in the Magnolia Lakes Trailer Park in the 1100 block of Nansemond Parkway was reported just before 4 p.m. Units were on scene nine minutes later.

Upon their arrival, there was heavy fire on one side of the double-wide mobile home. The female homeowner and her 4-year-old daughter were taken by ground ambulance to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital for observation.

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No firefighters were injured.

Two adults and four children were displaced. The cause of the fire is not yet known.