Saturday, April 1, 2023

Firefighters Respond to Camper Fire in Butler Township

Firefighters responded to a trailer fire in Butler Township on Saturday afternoon.

Around 5:15pm, Saturday, emergency personnel were called to 97 Main Street in Mowry for a report of a camper on fire.

The fire was called in by neighbors as the homeowner was not home at the time.

Lavelle Fire responded and found a working camper fire, approximately 20 feet from a home.  

Within 15 minutes, firefighters had the fire under control and began overhaul.  

According to Lavelle Assistant Chief Jeremy Smallwood, the cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it is believed to have been accidental.

Englewood's Tanker from Fountain Springs and Washington Ambulance from Ashland also responded to the scene.