A family of four was displaced on Sunday after fire destroyed their mobile home along Alternate Route 28 in Ridgeley, W.Va. The family was not home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported in 2:40 p.m. blaze. A firefighter is pictured here working to secure the area minutes after flames were extinguished. Ridgeley, Corriganville, Cresaptown and Bowling Green fire departments responded to the call. Another mobile home beside the one damaged on Sunday burned down on New Year’s Eve.
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