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Trailer Park Trouble in West Valley

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- A local trailer park in Yakima is getting some heat from neighbors about one particular trailer that is falling apart.

We spoke with neighbors and management about what their concerns are, and what want to see done.

Residents of the Meadowbrook Mobile Estates trailer park in West Valley are concerned about a trailer that is falling apart before their eyes.

They said management is not cleaning it up fast enough, but property managers say they are doing everything they can to take care of the situation.

"It's not even cautioned off, there are kids that play around here all the time, and it's really unsafe," said trailer park resident, Bianca Kromer.

There are two sides to every story, and this one is creating quite a firestorm in a west valley trailer park.

"This has been going on for a month now, this bad," Kromer said.

A trailer in the Meadowbrook Mobile Estates is falling down, and neighbors said it is a huge safety concern for not only them, but for the kids who live in the area.

"It's a dangerous structure to begin with, and it's just the tip of the iceberg of what's going on in this park," said trailer park resident Joshua Putnam.

Residents said management has not done anything to get rid of the trailer.

The managers of the park said they are doing what they can to clean it up and they plan to have it taken out by next month.

Those who live next to the broken down trailer say they haven't really seen any progress.

"I see no significant progress on this trailer except for the fact they took all the sheet metal off of it," Putnam said

Management also told us they put up no trespassing signs and tape, which have since been torn down, but neighbors disagree, and say its bringing down the value of the neighborhood.

"It's attracting crime, it's deterring people away people trying to sell their trailers, it's just a problem," Putnam said.

Both parties agree, and they want to see a resolution.

"Get it taken care of, and get it taken out of here, if that's what they're going to do, so our kids don't get hurt," Kromer said.

The managers of the trailer park told us they hired someone to take the trailer out  of the park and clean up the lot within the next couple weeks.

They also said they are doing anything they can to make their tenants happy, and to make the neighborhood a nice place to live.

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