According to Hinesville Fire Department Public Information Officer Capt. Robert Kitchings, two adults were left homeless after the mobile home they were living in caught on fire late Tuesday night in the Happy Acres Mobile Home Park located on the 1100 block of Kelly Drive. Fire fighting units were dispatched at 11:50 p.m., according to authorities.
Kitchings said the occupants were cooking and had gone to do laundry leaving what they were cooking on the stove. When the occupants returned the mobile home was on fire.
Incident Commander, Capt Andy Fowler said when members of the Hinesville Fire Department arrived the mobile home was 75 percent engulfed in flames. Fowler said it took about 10 minutes to bring the fire under control.
The mobile home was a total loss. No one was injured in the fire and the Red Cross was being summoned to assist the occupants.