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RV fire extinguished

Firefighters from Lebanon Fire District responded to an RV fire in the 100 block of Milton Street during the mid-afternoon Sunday, Oct. 29.

Photos provided by Lebanon Fire District

When the incident commander arrived, he found a fully involved camp trailer near other structures burning with bystanders attempting to extinguish the blaze with a garden hose. Lebanon Police Department arrived quickly to help divert the traffic so fire crews could get to the blaze. When the first due ladder truck arrived, they were quickly able to deploy hose lines and began their attack.

The fire was radioed “under control” in approximately 20 minutes and crews then began the mop-up phase. Lebanon’s fire marshal arrived to investigate due to the nature of the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation with the help of Lebanon police. No injuries were reported.

Firefighters responded with 19 personnel with one ladder truck, two engines, two ALS ambulances, one heavy rescue, one pumper-tender and three chief officers. A rehab unit responded for firefighters with three support personnel. Lebanon police assisted at the scene.

The Lebanon Fire District would like to remind residents of the importance of working smoke alarms. For assistance with smoke alarms in your home, contact the Fire & Life Safety Division at (541) 451-1901. Also, as a reminder with the recent cold snap to follow safe home-heating instructions. Space heaters should be used with care, plugged directly into an outlet, and not permitted to remain on when residents are sleeping or away.