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Charred belongings sit in front of the home of Duane and Bonnie Decker on Wednesday. Fire ravaged the mobile home, located in Heartland Village in south Dickinson, the night of Jan. 5. Although the Deckers were able to escape, the home is a total loss.

Are mobile homes more likely to catch fire?

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After fire totaled two Dickinson mobile homes in the past two weeks, the question of whether or not such homes are more susceptible to a blaze could be asked.

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Are mobile homes more likely to catch fire and burn than more traditional houses? Dickinson Fire Chief Bob Sivak says no.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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