UPDATE: No injuries in Sioux Falls structure fire, mobile home destroyed

The cause of the early-morning fire is under investigation.
Published: Feb. 3, 2023 at 6:43 AM CST
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Sioux Falls Fire Rescue say that no one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed a mobile home early Friday morning.

According to a press release from SFFR, fire units arrived around 2:30 a.m. to the 4000 block of East Hayes Place to find the mobile home completely engulfed in flames and the roof of the structure collapsed inward, making it difficult to reach some areas of the home where the fire remained. Crews battled the fire for four hours with four fire trucks, two water tenders, three support vehicles, and 21 firefighters.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

SFFR would like to remind homeowners to clear fire hydrants near your home, if able. SFFR also cautions citizens to keep all combustible materials safely away from heat sources such as stoves, candles, portable heaters and hot plates.

PREVIOUS VERSION: Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire in eastern Sioux Falls early this morning.

Multiple fire and police units arrived in the 4000 block of East Hayes Place around 2 a.m. to find a trailer home fully engulfed in flames. Crews remained at the scene for several hours to ensure the fire was completely out.

Authorities at the scene said that no one was injured in the incident, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

More information is expected to be released. Stay with Dakota News Now for updates.