RV Destroyed By Flames - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

RV Destroyed By Flames

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SPOKANE, Wash. - A motor home was left completely destroyed after catching fire while driving down Upriver Drive Saturday afternoon.

Authorities say the family borrowed the RV from a neighbor to move some stuff. The family was able to pull over in the 6700 block of Upriver just after the engine caught fire and escape. All five members of the family along with dogs and cats made it out safely.

The family grabbed a cooler and filled it with water from the nearby river and threw it on the fire. Authorities believe, however, this only spread the flames due to the amount of oil on the engine, and soon after the motor home became completely engulfed. The fire spread to nearby trees and grass, however firefighters were able to extinguish the flames quickly.

 

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