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Fires ravages Crystal Lake mobile home

By Stephen Di Benedetto -

CRYSTAL LAKE – Fire crews quickly extinguished a Friday afternoon fire that left one mobile home uninhabitable at a trailer park along Ridgefield Road in Crystal Lake.

Firefighters were dispatched at 2:50 p.m. to Royal Oaks Mobile Home Park, 7920 Ridgefield Road, after the park manager spotted a trailer on fire, said Fire Battalion Chief Robert Kohley. Crews contained the blaze to the trailer and put it out by 3:05 p.m.

No one was inside the trailer, which sustained extensive fire, smoke and water damage.

The blaze is under investigation, but authorities said Kohley reported that the fire was accidental.

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