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Jasper County Tribune

No injuries in Monday RV fire

No one was injured Monday in a fire which destroyed an RV at a home near the Colfax Southern city limits. According to Colfax Police Chief Andy Summy, the 9:40 a.m. fire at 3919 Highway 117 S did do superficial damage to the adjacent house. The homeowner was present at the time of the fire, and he told investigators when he tried to turn over the camper’s engine, the vehicle’s electric starter would not shut off and sparked the blaze. Fire crews from Prairie City, Colfax and Prairie City, Colfax Police Departments and the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to the blaze.

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