A mobile home caught fire in the Miami Mobile Home Park off the 5000 block of College Corner Pike around 2:30 p.m on Saturday, Sept. 7.
The Oxford Fire Department (OFD) and Oxford Police Department (OPD) both arrived at the scene quickly and were able to contain the fire, though the mobile home is severely damaged. An OFD first responder said he believes the structure was vacant when it caught fire. The neighboring mobile homes were also damaged by the fire.
Two witnesses saw three boys flee the trailer just after the fire started, according to an OPD police report. OPD is investigating the fire as an arson.
This story has been updated with additional information from an OPD police report.