Family Escapes Blaze, Started by 6-Year Old
A pair of sleeping grandparents, and their six year old grandson barely escaped their smoke filled their mobile home Wednesday evening.
Firefighters from Forest Grove Fire & Rescue arrived to the double wide trailer at forrest Grove Mobile Home Park and found heavy dark billowing from the structure. Crews rushed in and were able to put the fire out within a matter of minutes.
The grandparents 6-year old grandson admitted that he was lighting matches in his bed at they slept, and that one fell on the mattress igniting it, and after the fire grew he woke up his grandparents. No people were injured, some of the couples pets including three cats and several birds died, and firefighters say the home is considered a total loss.