Fire Destroys RV On South Hill - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Fire Destroys RV On South Hill

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters were called to a vehicle fire at 29th and Southeast Blvd. Monday night.

When engines arrived they saw flames shooting up from an RV as high as the power lines above it. It was originally reported that a 58-year-old woman was inside the RV. Firefighters immediately attacked the flames and searched for anyone inside. Equipment used in locating people in fires initially showed what appeared to be a body in the upper level of the RV, however it was later determined that it was only a doll.

The woman driving the RV told firefighters that she smelled something "mechanical" at about 29th and Perry. A few blocks later at 29th and Southeast Blvd., she heard a "pop" and the vehicle became engulfed in flames. She was the only person inside and was able to make it out ok.

The RV is considered a total loss.

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