MRFD

Courtesy: Missoula Rural Fire District

LOLO - The Missoula Rural Fire District responded to a call that a 19 foot camper was on fire at Hayloft Equipment in Lolo at about 7 a.m.

According to MRFD Battalion Chief Blaine Cowan, it was initially reported that someone drove past the camper and threw bottles into the camper, causing the fire.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire before it spread to any neighboring property. No one was injured, however, there was significant damage to the inside of the camper.

The Missoula County Sheriff's office will be investigating the incident further.

MRFD said the following in a release:

At 7:10am, Missoula Rural Fire District and Missoula County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched for a recreational vehicle on fire near Lewis and Clark Drive on private property. Fire and Law Enforcement units responded and arrived to find a fifth-wheel camper fully involved, adjacent to 2 other campers. One occupant from the involved camper was outside and not reporting any injuries. The adjacent campers were unoccupied. MRFD units on scene were able to quickly extinguish the fire with no extension to adjacent structures. No injuries have been reported by any responders. Missoula Rural Fire District responded with 2 engines, 2 water tenders, and a Battalion Chief with a total of 8 personnel.

The cause of the fire is under investigation currently.

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