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TCNS staff

TRINITY — Two trailer homes burned to the ground in two days last week, keeping firefighters hopping.

Assistant Fire Chief Keith Johnson said that on Jan. 12, a property owner that was not identified was cleaning up a lot on Spruce Street by burning  the debris around the trailer.

The owner lost control of the fire, who then called the Fire Department as fire was getting out of hand on one side.

Before firefighters arrived, the trailer caught fire, and ended up completely destroyed.

Johnson said it was a small trailer house built in the 70s and was mostly fallen down and unoccupied.

Also, on Jan. 11, a trailer in the Jungle Village subdivision in Trinity. 

Johnson said that the trailer was abandoned; when firefighters arrived the trailer was demolished by fire.

Johnson did not immediately know the cause of the blaze.

No injuries were reported in either fire.

•On Friday, fire departments from Groveton, Trinity, Apple Springs, Kennard, Crockett and Lovelady, as well as U.S. Forest Service firefighters, converged on Forest Service Road 527, where approximately 100 acres of forest were torched after a scheduled burn had gotten out of hand.

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