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One dead after mobile home fire east of Colorado Springs

Posted at 12:35 PM, Dec 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-13 14:37:09-05

Mobile home fire

EL PASO COUNTY – The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office confirms one man is dead after a fire at a mobile home park Wednesday night.

The fire inside the home off of Western Drive in the Springs Robers Communities area started just after 9 p.m. That neighborhood is near the intersection of Highway 24 and Highway 94 east of Colorado Springs.

Firefighters discovered the man’s body once the fire was extinguished.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. It’s not clear how the victim died, or what led up to the person’s death.

The coroner’s office will release the name after making a positive identification and notifying next of kin.