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Maintenance gone wrong blamed for RV fire
First Published Aug 27 2013 09:58 am • Last Updated Aug 27 2013 04:50 pm

Investigators say a Salt Lake City fire that heavily damaged two motor homes and several nearby all-terrain vehicles was due to a case of routine engine maintenance gone wrong.

Salt Lake City Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay said Tuesday that the 6:30 p.m. Tuesday fire at 1325 W. Arapahoe Ave. (660 South) originated in one of the motor homes when "the owner’s sons were doing some maintenance to get it running again.

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"The fire started under the hood and quickly spread to the grass underneath the motor home," Asay said.

No injuries were reported. Damage estimates were still being compiled Tuesday.

remims@sltrib.com

Twitter: @remims




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