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Woman displaced by motorhome fire, dogs perished (Photo) - 11/28/23

Kelso, WA – Firefighters from Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue and Cowlitz County Fire District #6 responded to a motorhome fire in the 100 block of Parker Place at 11:20 Monday evening.  Fire crews arrived to a fully involved Class A motorhome, with other RVs in the area at risk, and attacked the fire with multiple hose lines.  Other adjacent RVs were evacuated.  Firefighters had the fire under control within ten minutes of arriving.  Two engine companies, a water tender (District #6), and a Chief Officer responded to the fire.  

One resident of the motorhome was displaced and three of her dogs perished in the fire.  American Red Cross is aiding the woman with temporary housing and other needs.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.  No other injuries were reported.    


Firefighters battle car fire over an embankment (Photo) - 11/25/23

Longview, WA – Firefighters from Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue responded to a motor vehicle accident Saturday morning at 7:41 on Alpha Dr. near Cedar Valley mobile home park.  Bystanders reported the passenger car over the edge of the road 20 feet down an embankment, and was on fire, unknown if occupied. Firefighters arrived and reported the car fully engulfed and began attacking the fire.  

The fire was knocked down minutes later; fire crews reported no victims inside the car or in the area.  Cowlitz County Sheriff Deputies also responded to the incident.  The cause of the wreck or the fire was undetermined by officials.