Surrey fire destroys mobile home in Newton

Surrey fire destroys mobile home in Newton

NEWTON — A 60-year-old Newton man’s mobile home burned down on Saturday night after a fire started outside his place.

Cpl. Bert Paquet, of the Surrey RCMP, said it’s not known what caused the blaze. He said the property was crowded with bikes, washers, dryers and other items "consistent with hoarding."

No one was injured in the blaze at Plaza Mobile Home and RV Park, at 8266 King George Boulevard. The fire happened shortly before 9 p.m.

Emergency social services put the man up in a hotel.

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