Fire destroys elderly man's mobile home in west San Antonio

Man told fire officials he smelled an electrical problem before fire on Pinn Road

Published On: Mar 11 2013 03:55:28 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 11 2013 04:20:12 AM CDT
Pinn Road mobile fire
SAN ANTONIO -

An elderly man's west San Antonio mobile home is considered a total loss after a fire destroyed it Sunday night. The fast-moving fire broke out around 6 p.m. at Pinn Road and Westfield.

San Antonio firefighters said the 90-year-old tenant was inside when then blaze began, but made it out safe.

He told firefighters he could smell an electrical problem before the fire, however, fire officials have not released a cause for the fire.

San Antonio fire officials said the trailer was damaged beyond repair, but the elderly tenant did have a play to stay.