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Old 12-03-2008, 08:45 PM   #1
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FIRES inside of RV's

I wanted to shed a story here about a guys rv that i just watched burn to the ground literally, i have never seen an object go up so fast or with such fever. it was an airstream tt
the guy had no power so he was filling up a few camp lanterns with camp fuel INSIDE the rv, and spilled it
then he lite one so he would have light,
guess what happened next
VOOOMBOOOM , he ran out and went up front to call the fire department.... i found htis part out after the ploiceman was done talking to him at the scene

i live four streets away and jsut happend to see the HUGE fireball
and drove over to see if anyone was home, pulled his propane tanks off and tossed em away,
i didnt know the fridge wouls go up so loud,

and then there was the rounds of ammo firing off hitting the trees, so i backed far away
i will go get photos in the morning.

this guy has alzheimers and is all alone....... no power living on a wooded lot on the lakes edge.
bad thing is it took teh rescue guys over 20 minutes t show up, by then it was a melted mass of alum and insulation. not to mention the huge field fire he caused.
sooooo
please dont ever take a camp lantern inot a rv to fill it or much less use it for light inside a RV
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Old 12-05-2008, 09:31 AM   #2
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Old 12-08-2008, 12:31 PM   #3
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Holy cow.....thank god everyone was ok!
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Old 12-13-2008, 10:48 PM   #4
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Good thing he didn't get burned! Glad he got out. RV fires occur...and most could be prevented. One moment of letting your guard down...
Be safe out there folks!
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