Propane tanks, tires explode inside Sweet Home mobile home fire, officials say

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Fire officials say propane tanks and tires were exploding inside a burning travel trailer in Sweet Home on Monday, July 24, 2017. Image cut from video by Robert Olson

SWEET HOME, Ore. – Tires and propane cylinders exploded in a mobile home fire Monday evening in Sweet Home, fire officials said.

Sweet Home Fire District responded to a report of the fire at 6:52 p.m. at 5351 Highway 20. When they arrived, crews found a burning travel trailer. Inside, tires and propane tanks were exploding.

One woman was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, fire officials said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.