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UPDATE: Fire causes $124,000 in damage, destroys mobile home east of Paso Robles

UPDATE:

Cal Fire officials said damage from a fire that destroyed a double-wide mobile home east of Paso Robles on Monday afternoon totaled $124,000, including $40,000 worth of damage to the residence and $50,000 to its contents.

In addition, the barn had $20,000 worth of damage. One vehicle was also damaged; a second was a complete loss.

Red Cross was called out to help the family, which includes three children ages 9, 7 and 1 year old. The family was not identified Monday.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, according to Communications Operator Michelle Aguilar.

Original story:

A family of five is homeless after their mobile home east of Paso Robles was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon.

The fire, which was first reported at 2:46 p.m., destroyed the double-wide mobile home and a 3,000 to 4,000-square-foot barn filled with hay at 4480 Buena Vista Drive, according to Cal Fire.

Two acres of vegetation also burned, and a propane tank at the side of the residence was threatened.

Red Cross was called out to help the displaced family.

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