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RV Fire 2-13-13
Posted Date: 2/14/2013

What-Nature of Event:

Motor home Fire

When-Time and Date:

7:53 P.M. February 13, 2013

Where-Address of Event:

Mission Street and Fair Ave.

Who-Owner / Occupant:


Describe the Event: 

At 7:53 P.M. Santa Cruz City Fire responded to a motor home on fire in the area of Mission St. and Fair Ave. Upon arrival crews found a fully engulfed 24 foot motor home parked on Fair Ave. Fire crews were able to control the fire before it damaged a nearby parked vehicle. The fire was caused by a broken fuel pump that the owner was trying to fix. Fumes and gas had spilled in the engine compartment which is inside the motor home and when he tried to start the vehicle it ignited the gas. The owner was unable to extinguish the fire and had to escape out a window. The owner refused any medical attention. The motor home was a total loss. Two engines and Battalion Chief assisted with the extinguishment of the fire.


Agencies Involved:

Santa Cruz City Fire and Police

Number of Apparatus:

2 Engines, 1 Battalion Chief, 1 Investigator

Number of Firefighters: 


Estimated Loss & Save


Additional Information: 




Battalion Chief Mike Venezio


February 14, 2013



 RV Fire 2-13-13