Person uninjured after Vernon County travel trailer fire

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Courtesy of the Vernon County Sheriff's Office

VIROQUA, Wis (WKBT)- One person was able to evacuate a camper after a fire broke out Saturday afternoon. All occupants in the nearby residence were also able to get out safely.

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened at E9474 County Road SS in the town of Liberty, about five miles east of Viroqua. The fire was reported to the county’s 911 dispatch center shortly after 12 p.m.

Emergency crews were dispatched to the location. By the time they arrived, the travel trailer was fully engulfed.

The Viola Fire Department, with assistance from the Viroqua Fire Department, were able to knock the fire down quickly. A nearby residence was not affected.

The fire remains under investigation by the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office and the Viola Fire Department.

The Vioqua Police Department and Viola EMS also responded to the scene.