West Carlisle volunteers respond to Sunday morning trailer fire - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

West Carlisle volunteers respond to Sunday morning trailer fire

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

The West Carlisle Volunteer Fire Department responded to a trailer fire off County Road 8602 and 6500 just after 9 a.m. Sunday.

Fire officials say the homeowners were inside the trailer house with three children when the fire started.

Officials say the father got up and smelled more smoke closer to the children's bedrooms.

The house was ventilated and they were all able to evacuate safely.

The father said there were flames coming from the skirting around the trailer and ripped it off, but fire officials were not able to spot exactly where the fire started.

Officials say that was the only area that was damaged.

Neighbors saw the smoke and called 911. The assistant fire chief for West Carlisle said the situation was "bizarre." They never saw flames, only smoke, and could not identify the source of ignition.

He says the family was lucky.

Copyright 2013 KCBD. All rights reserved.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Free Lubbock fishing event for families on Sat. April 29, 2017

    Free Lubbock fishing event for families on Sat. April 29, 2017

    Friday, April 28 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-04-28 21:54:22 GMT
    Lubbock Lions' KidsFish event takes place on Saturday (Source: Lubbock Lions Club)Lubbock Lions' KidsFish event takes place on Saturday (Source: Lubbock Lions Club)

    A Lubbock lake is now stocked with Channel Catfish just in time for a free family-friendly fishing event hosted by the Lubbock Lions Club.  

    A Lubbock lake is now stocked with Channel Catfish just in time for a free family-friendly fishing event hosted by the Lubbock Lions Club.  

  • Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

    Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

    Friday, April 28 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-28 21:49:56 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-28 21:49:56 GMT

    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

  • Trump tells NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House

    Trump tells NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House

    Friday, April 28 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-28 21:49:51 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-28 21:49:51 GMT
    President Donald Trump to become the first sitting president to address a National Rifle Association convention in more than 30 years.
    President Donald Trump to become the first sitting president to address a National Rifle Association convention in more than 30 years.
Powered by Frankly