Mattress fire in Rochester mobile home

Person in the home evaluated for breathing in smoke.

Posted: Nov 19, 2017 11:53 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A mattress fire had to be extinguished Sunday morning.

The Rochester Fire Department says it was called to 325 55th Street NE at around 10:12 am on a report of smoke coming from a mobile home. Firefighters arrived to find light smoke coming from the home and a mattress smoldering in a bedroom.

One person in the mobile home was evaluated by paramedics at the scene for smoke inhalation but was not taken to the hospital.

The Fire Department says flames and smoke caused about $5,000 damage to the bedroom. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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