Defective motorhome sparks brush fires in Port Orchard
Posted on Monday, July 13th, 2020 at 8:36 pm
PORT ORCHARD, WA – Brush fires burning along the side of State Route 16 west of Southeast Mullinex Road are believed to have been caused by a motorhome with mechanical problems.
#KitsapCounty: Multiple brushfires along SR 16 near #PortOrchard were believed to be started by a motorhome with mechanical issues. #ThankYou to the fire crews for their quick response and to motorists for their patience. https://t.co/5DYe2NgG1e pic.twitter.com/bK3CqB2Cf9
— Trooper Chelsea Hodgson (@wspd8pio) July 13, 2020
Washington State Trooper Chelsea Hodgson said the fires were burning in both directions along State Route 16 on the evening of Sunday, July 12.
Firefighters extinguished the flames and the roads were reopened by 7:19 p.m. Sunday, according to Hodgson.
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