Posted: Jan 8, 2013 2:17 PM by KXLF
Updated: Jan 8, 2013 2:43 PM
BUTTE - The Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department declared arson at the site of a trailer home fire that occurred on Monday.
The trailer home at 2901 Elm Street was a rental. The family was in the process of being evicted, according to the Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department. Most of their belongings were being stored in a neighbor's yard.
The fire started just after 1 p.m., quickly engulfing the trailer. It took 10 minutes for fire fighters to contain the blaze. Fire fighters said the fire started in the front of the trailer.
A joint investigation is underway between the fire department and law enforcement to determine the cause of the fire.