1 flown to hospital after trailer fire in Clark County

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP — One person was flown to the hospital after a trailer fire in Springfield Township early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters responded to the 1400 block of West Possum Road after a travel trailer caught fire, Springfield Township Fire Chief Dave Nangle told News Center 7.

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The occupant of the trailer was sleeping when it caught fire, he said. Preliminary investigation indicated that the cause of the fire was a space heater.

The person was taken to an area hospital and then flown by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital with “significant burns.”

Additional details were not immediately available.

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