A fire broke out around 4 a.m. Sunday at the Creekside Mobile Home Park in southern Lewisville. Two homes suffered significant exterior damage.
According to Lewisville Fire Department radio traffic, the fire may have started in the living room of one of the homes, and had spread to the second by the time firefighters arrived on the scene. Radio traffic indicates that firefighters had knocked the fire down by a little before 5 a.m. using fire hydrants, and that Flower Mound Fire Department was on-scene to assist.
It is unclear from radio traffic which fire hydrants were used, and whether they were hooked up to the city’s water system or Creekside’s private system. The city has several fire hydrants nearby on the east side of the park, but the nearest hydrants to the actual fire are connected to the Creekside system. Creekside’s private water utility system has been in question over the past week after an outage left the park relying on the Salvation Army for clean water. Residents have complained that consistent water outages are a fact of life in the park.
The Lewisville Texan Journal will update this story with more information as it becomes available.