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Space Heaters a Potential Cause of RV Fires

Space Heaters a Potential Cause of RV Fires

March 9, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Fire safety is essential when camping in your recreational vehicle. In earlier posts I reported on space heater fires that destroyed RVs and caused the death of its occupants—both human and canine. Following are recent reports on four RVs destroyed by fires that were caused by human carelessness. Ohio: Space Heater Cause of Camper Fire Mansfieldnewsjournal.com […]

Fires Destroy 7 RVs

Fires Destroy 7 RVs

August 24, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Whether camping or just relaxing in your recreational vehicle, fire safety is essential. It is critical that every member of your party know what to do in a fire or other emergency. If you are one of the millions of RV enthusiasts who love to take to the road and explore the country, ensure your family’s safety while […]

Motorhome Purchased on Craigslist Explodes

Motorhome Purchased on Craigslist Explodes

February 25, 2013 by · 3 Comments 

In recent posts I reported that four small dogs died and an RV was destroyed in a fire caused by a propane space heater, space heaters destroyed pets and RVs in two separate fires, and six other RV fires resulted in two deaths. Air Force veteran Thomas Graley was driving a newly purchased motorhome through […]

More Space Heater Fires Destroy Pets & RVs

More Space Heater Fires Destroy Pets & RVs

January 30, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

Whether camping or just relaxing in your recreational vehicle, fire safety is essential. In an earlier post I reported that four small dogs died and an RV was destroyed in a fire caused by a propane space heater. In today’s post I report on two RV fires caused by careless use of space heaters. Arizona Fire Started […]

Propane Space Heater Fire Destroys 4 Dogs & RV

Propane Space Heater Fire Destroys 4 Dogs & RV

January 20, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Studies show that fires in recreational vehicles, especially older units, tend to be more devastating than those in other forms of residence. Heating and electrical system malfunctions are the leading causes of fire in RVs. Together, they account for one-third of the fires. Four small dogs died and an RV was recently (January 15, 2013) […]

Reduce the Risk of Fire in Your RV/Mobile Home

Reduce the Risk of Fire in Your RV/Mobile Home

March 22, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

The BC Coroners Service and Office of the Fire Commissioner are urging owners of mobile homes and recreational vehicles and operators of mobile home and RV parks to take special care to prevent fires in the wake of a calamitous New Year’s weekend for fire deaths in British Columbia. From December 29, 2011 to January […]

Safe and Sound RVing

Safe and Sound RVing

June 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The proper maintenance of your recreational vehicle is a key to keeping you on the road to safety. An RV that’s mechanically sound will be less apt to break down. Be meticulous about maintenance. A proper maintenance program should include: Inspecting all belts and hoses for cracking and replacing where required Checking headlights, brake lights, […]