UPDATE: Chief Says Forest Hill's Trailer Is A Total Loss

By: CS
By: CS

UPDATE: Loves Park Police Chief Phil Foley says the floor is completing burnt out and the trailer is a total loss.

Neighbors say an elderly man lives there but has not been seen in over a week.

The cause of the fire is yet to be known. No injuries have been reported.


MACHESNEY PARK (WIFR) -- Loves Park Fire Department are on scene of a fully engulfed trailer fire on the 5000 block of Boulder Drive.

The call came in around 2:20 a.m. and when crews arrived on scene the entire trailer was on fire.

Currently, no indication of anyone hurt. It appears the trailer may be unoccupied. Police are on scene observing for any criminal activity.

ComEd is just arriving on scene, as of 2:50 a.m., to handle some electrical issues. No indication of what those issues are.

23 News will update you at the top of the 5 o'clock hour.


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