Mobile Home Fire Being Investigated as Arson
On Friday, October 23rd at approximately 6:00 a.m., West Pierce Fire & Rescue responded to a fire at the Mt. Tacoma Mobile Home Park, located at 3214 96th Street S in Lakewood. Crews arrived to find smoke and flames visible from the mobile home and it was reported that two occupants were inside.
The fire began on the exterior of the mobile home and did extensive damage inside as well. Two occupants were transported to the hospital and two cats perished in the fire. The Red Cross is assisting those displaced. The fire is under investigation by West Pierce and Lakewood Police and is being investigated as an arson.