Joaquin area home sustains heavy damage in early Sunday morning blaze

Joaquin VFD firefighters were able to salvage some family belongings

The Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire on County Road 3542 at 3:43 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 23.

The first units arrived at 3:50 a.m., discovering a double wide manufactured home with heavy fire showing from the rear of the structure. Along with mutual aid from DeSoto Fire District #1, firefighters performed an interior attack.

The home sustained heavy fire damage throughout, but firefighters were able to salvage some of the family’s belongings.

Joaquin VFD units returned to the station at 7:20 a.m.

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