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Officials investigating suspicious fire at Colonial Manor mobile home park in Oshtemo

Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office and Oshtemo Fire Department responded to a fire on Blindmans Cove at Colonial Manor mobile home park in Oshtemo around 12:10 p.m. this afternoon. (WWMT/Zach Lawler)

Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office and Oshtemo Fire Department are responding to a fire on Blindmans Cove at Colonial Manor mobile home park in Oshtemo that started around 12 p.m. this afternoon.

Oshtemo Fire Chief Mark Barnes said the department responded to the scene and saw smoke and flames coming from the rear of the mobile home. They were able to extinguish the blaze, but did not offer an update on the status of the trailer. Barnes did say an investigation is ongoing as the cause of the fire is suspicious.

Neighbors say they heard an explosion prior to the fire starting, but a cause is yet to be determined.

This is a developing story. Stay with Newschannel 3 as we learn more details.

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