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Body found inside trailer destroyed by fire in Hayden

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 5, 2020

Firefighters found a body in the wreckage of a fire that destroyed a trailer in Hayden Saturday morning.

First responders arrived to reports of a structure fire Saturday morning to find a trailer fully engulfed in flames. 

Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies and Northern Lakes firefighters arrived to the 3300 block of E. Hudlow Road at about 11:15 a.m. 

Crews extinguished the fire before entering the structure and finding the body, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office. 

An investigation is ongoing. The sheriff’s office said they are withholding the name of the victim until their identity if confirmed and the next of kin are notified. 

Those with information about the fire are asked to contact a Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office detectitive who is investigating the fire at or (208) 446-1300. Northern Lakes Deputy Fire Marshal Chris Larson can be reached at 

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