A home fire started around 8 a.m. at a mobile home park in Lumby on Oct. 30, 2021. (Anna Clarke photo)

A home fire started around 8 a.m. at a mobile home park in Lumby on Oct. 30, 2021. (Anna Clarke photo)

UPDATE: One person hospitalized after home fire sparks at Lumby mobile home park

The fire started at around 8 a.m.

Update: 5:10 p.m.

One person is in hospital after a fire destroyed a mobile home in Lumby Saturday morning.

The fire started around 8 a.m. at the Valleyview Mobile Home Park. Lumby Fire Chief Tony Clayton said the fire caused significant damage to the home, as well as damage to the siding of a neighbouring house.

The occupant of the home was taken to hospital with potential smoke inhalation, Clayton said.

The cause of the fire is unknown but is not believed to be suspicious.

Ten Lumby fire personnel responded to the blaze, while the Lavington Fire Department was also called to haul water to the scene and provide some additional man power.

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Original:

A home fire broke out at the Valleyview Mobile Home Park in Lumby Saturday morning, Oct. 30.

According to witnesses, the fire started at around 8 a.m. The occupant of the home got out safely, while the cause of the fire and how much damage the home sustained is not yet known.

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