Two Injured in CR Trailer Fire

posted by WMT News/KCRG-TV9 - 

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Cedar Rapids firefighters headed to a small blaze on the northwest side that injured two, Saturday.

Just before 3:40 p.m., a construction trailer caught flame at 1075 H Ave Northwest, a property belonging to Jeremy Hain according to property records. (Forrest Saunders/KCRG)

Just before 3:40 p.m., a construction trailer caught flame at 1075 H Ave Northwest, a property belonging to Jeremy Hain according to property records.

The fire destroyed the trailer and tools inside. It also did some minor damage to a fence.

Authorities say two men working nearby were hurt while trying to remove equipment from the trailer as it burned. Emergency crews took one to a local hospital. The other was treated at the scene.

The cause of the fire wasn't immediately available.

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