Fire destroys RV, damages 2 homes in Midlothian

Posted at 7:29 PM, May 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-12 19:31:34-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Two homes were damaged after an RV went up in flames Saturday morning in a Midlothian neighborhood.

Chesterfield Fire and EMS spokesperson Lt. Jason Elmore said crews were dispatched to the fire at a home in the 1300 block of Manders Knoll Court at 9 a.m.

When firefighters arrived, they found a “fully involved” RV in the yard of a home.

Elmore said one person suffered a minor injury and was treated on the scene.

The RV was a total loss and the exteriors of two houses were damaged by the intensity of the blaze.

Elmore said the fire, which started in vehicle’s engine compartment, was accidental.

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