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A mobile home was considered a total loss after burning Tuesday morning on the Hubbard/Wadena County border. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Family escapes Hubbard County fire by climbing out window

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By Sarah Smith / Enterprise  

   A Hubbard County family had to climb through a bedroom window of their mobile home early Tuesday morning to escape a fire.

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     The fire, on U.S. Highway 71, rekindled about 9 a.m., when Park Rapids firefighters called for more manpower and water from Menahga.

     “It’s a total loss,” Park Rapids Fire Chief Donn Hoffman said of the mobile home.

     The family was not injured during their escape.

     The fire was on the Hubbard/Wadena county line. It started sometime after 6 a.m.

     Hoffman said he would provide updated news after he visited the structure Wednesday.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

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