Trailer fire displaces Newport family; no injuries reported

  • Source: Carteret County News-Times
  • Published: 01/24/2022 11:14 AM

A fire broke out in a single-wide trailer Sunday afternoon in Newport, displacing the family that lived there. The Newport Fire Department received a report at 12:42 p.m. Sunday of a structure fire at 454 Mason Town Road. Newport Deputy Fire Chief James Ainsworth said in a Monday interview with the News-Times firefighters with the department, along with Morehead City, Broad & Gales Creek and Mill Creek fire departments, arrived to find a room and contents fire. “Once we got there it took five to 10 minutes (to put out the fire,” Deputy Chief Ainsworth said. No injuries or deaths resulted from the fire. At the time of the fire, Tammy Spradlin and her husband, Tim, were inside the home. They lived there with their adult son, Cotey Florian, their daughter, Jessica Montford, and their daughter’s boyfriend, Namar Small.


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