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Travel trailer, car destroyed in early morning fire

GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A large travel trailer is a complete loss after fire ripped through it early this morning.

Fire crews responded to reports of a fire the 500 block of Highway 80 in Clarksville, around 4:00 am. When they arrived at the Oakwood Mobile Home Park west of Lake Devernia, the trailer was fully engulfed.

Authorities believe the fire was sparked by a space heater inside the travel trailer. There were several propane tanks inside the trailer and one of the tanks exploded while crews were trying to extinguish the blaze, making for some tense moments for fire fighters.

The travel trailer and a near by vehicle were completely destroyed by the fire and another car was heavily damaged.

One woman occupied the travel trailer. She made it out with only minor burn injuries.

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