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Man Hurt in Blaze That Destroyed Carpinteria Mobile Home

Nearby residents are evacuated during fire at San Roque Mobile Estates

Residents of the San Roque Mobile Estates in Carpinteria look on Friday afternoon as firefighters douse a blaze that destroyed a mobile home. (Lara Cooper / Noozhawk photo)

One person was treated for smoke inhalation Friday afternoon after a quick-moving fire destroyed a Carpinteria mobile home, according to the Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Department.

Firefighters responded at about 3 p.m. to the San Roque Mobile Estates, 5700 Via Real, and found a single-wide mobile home engulfed in flames, said fire Battalion Chief Mike Gallagher.

Nearby mobile homes were evacuated while firefighters doused the flames, which took about 10 minutes, Gallagher said.

A man who was the sole occupant of the mobile home suffered smoke inhalation, Gallagher said, and was treated at the scene by paramedics.

Two Carpinteria-Summerland engines responded to the incident, and were assisted by crews from Ventura County and the Montecito Fire Protection District.

Noozhawk staff writer Lara Cooper reported from the scene.

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