Damisha White told the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Friday that she awoke to the screams of a neighbor who saw an arsonist set the blaze.
White, her two sons and three friends escaped the fire.
Fire Marshal Ricky Shores said the fire caused an estimated $12,000 in damage.
He said fires make mobile homes a total loss since they cannot be repaired.
He said the cause of the blaze remains under investigation.