Officials call RV fire a 'close call'

Fire crews extinguish an RV fire on May 21 on Three Crabs Road.   - Submitted photo
Fire crews extinguish an RV fire on May 21 on Three Crabs Road.
— image credit: Submitted photo


Windy conditions helped prevent an RV fire from spreading to neighboring houses on Wednesday evening.

Clallam County Fire District 3 reported to the RV fire at 8:33 p.m. on May 21 on the 1300 block of Three Crabs Road after neighbors reported the fire.

Patrick Young, public information officer for the fire district, said the wind kept smoke and flames from catching the two homes on fire less than 10 feet on one side and less than 3 feet on the other.

No injuries were reported and firefighters extinguished the RV in less than 10 minutes.

One home had minor damage to its gutters while the other was not damaged.

Young said the RV's interior was destroyed and it's unknown if it was insured.

The fire's cause, he said, appears to be electrical in nature.

Clallam County Fire District 3 sent 10 firefighters and five pieces of fire equipment to the scene.


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