Fire destroys three trailer houses in Wheeler


A faulty refrigerator may be the cause of a fire that destroyed three trailer houses in the small town of Wheeler, just east of Moses Lake on Tuesday. Grant County Fire District No. 5, along with the Moses Lake Fire Department, responded about 1:45 p.m. to Fifth Street Southeast to a reported structure fire at the Cougar Campers RV Park. There were no injuries in the blaze and the Red Cross has offered assistance to people displaced by the fire.