Man killed in Eatonville trailer fire

A man was found dead inside a trailer after it burned in an early morning fire Thursday.

South Pierce firefighters were called to a property near the intersection of Groe Road East and Scott Turner Road East around 2 a.m.

Crews arrived to find a 40-foot fifth-wheel trailer engulfed in flames near the back of the property.

A narrow driveway with heavy mud made the fire difficult for crews to access, but once they were at the scene, crews were able to knock down the flames in about 20 minutes.

South Pierce Fire officials said when firefighters searched the trailer, a man was found dead inside.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.