Fire destroys travel trailer on U.S. 87 in Placedo

Dec. 9, 2011 at 6:09 a.m.

A recreational vehicle was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon after a malfunction in the air conditioning and heating unit.

The fire call at 15167 U.S. Highway 87 S., in Placedo, came in at 5:30 p.m., said Victoria County Fire Marshal Ron Pray, whose investigation determined the cause of the blaze.

Kerstin Jones is the owner of the RV. No one was injured, Pray said.

Responding units included the Victoria County Fire Department, city of Victoria Fire Department, Placedo Volunteer Fire Department and Bloomington Volunteer Fire Department.

Units were on scene about 2 1/2 hours, according to a Victoria Fire Department report.



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