Trailer Home a Total Loss after a Fire Early Saturday Morning; One Cat is Dead and 2 Other Pets Missing

January 13, 2018 08:15 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- Firefighters in Clear Lake reported on Saturday that a cat has died after a trailer was totally destroyed by a fire early Saturday morning. They also said another cat and a dog went missing.

No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was injured


The Clear Lake Fire Department says firefighters battled a fire in a trailer early Saturday morning.

Firefighters say the incident took place in the 1500 block of South Shore Drive and when they got there they saw flames and smoke billowing out of the structure. They said they entered thru the side door and saw heavy smoke and fire. They also mentioned they spent the next few hours "performing overhaul and making sure all of the hot spots were out."

Investigators say the home was a total loss and that the owner did not have insurance. 

The American Red Cross is helping the family out.  

Estimated damage is $5000 contents and $25000 for the trailer.  

They also said they had to deal with "frigid temperatures" while putting out the fire.



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