Roadtrek Class B motorhomes recalled for brake line issue

Erwin Hymer Group North America is recalling certain 2015-2018 Roadtrek Zion motorhomes equipped with a side-facing sofa. While being installed, the sofa may have damaged the vehicle’s rear brake line, possibly reducing braking performance. As such, the RVs fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, “Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems,” and number…

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Tropical storm Gordon closes Gulf Islands Nat. Seashore campgrounds

As tropical storm Gordon closes in on the Gulf Islands National Seashore, officials close the Fort Pickens and Perdido Key campgrounds as well as the Opal Beach Day Use Area in anticipation of heavy downpours and the potential of flooding, reports WEAR TV. The Okaloosa, Fort Barrancas and Naval Live Oaks areas will remain on their normal operating schedules at…

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Photographers stumble on fire burning at unattended campsite

LAKE COUNTY, Colo. – Two Colorado leaf-peeping photographers planned to spend the Labor Day weekend shooting Colorado’s spectacular fall colors, but the alarming colors they found – reds, oranges, and yellows – were all in an out-of-control campfire in an unattended campsite, reports CBS4. On Saturday, Joe and Kimberly Randall were exploring a remote area on Independence Pass for the…

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Loud, unruly campers given the boot in New York state

Don’t you wish this happened more often? Forest Rangers for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation evicted and issued tickets to partying, unruly and irresponsible campers in three campgrounds over the Labor Day weekend, reports NewYorkupstate.com. CAMPERS EVICTED Town of Rockland Sullivan County “On Aug. 31 at approximately 10:15 p.m., DEC Mongaup Pond Campground staff contacted DEC’s Central…

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Two dead after shooting in New Mexico KOA

A shooting at a New Mexico KOA campground has left two people dead, including a launch director of the Albuquerque balloon festival, reports KOB in Albuquerque. New Mexico State Police investigators are working to find out more about the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that unfolded at the Albuquerque North Bernalillo KOA Campground Monday evening that left two men dead.…

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Motorhome aims for the broad side of a barn – and hits it

This driver of a motorhome proved he could hit the broadside of a barn when he crashed his vehicle into a barn near the intersection of Highway 39 and Southside Expressway around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to Oregon State Police and reported by Heraldandnews.com. OSP officer Quinten Graves said the driver was traveling eastbound on the Southside Expressway when, according…

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Forest River recall: Trailer awnings may open while RV moves

Forest River is recalling more than 2,500 model year 2019 Coachmen Work and Play and Adrenaline trailers, 2018-2019 Forest River Forester and XLR trailers and 2018 Forest River Rockwood trailers. The awning may deploy while moving. If it were to do that there would be an increased risk of a crash of the RV or nearby vehicles. Forest River will…

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KZRV recalls trailers: Misrouted LP line could cause fire

KZRV is recalling certain 2018-2019 KZRV Sportsmen 333BHK travel trailers. The liquid propane lines on the RVs are routed through the wheel well and may be damaged by road debris. A damaged liquid propane line can increase the risk of a fire. KZRV will notify owners, and dealers will install a steel plate to protect the propane supply line, free…

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Wildfire forces campground evacuations in Tahoe NF

It became distressingly obvious to campers in the Tahoe National Forest over Labor Day weekend that the fire season in the West was not yet over. A fast-moving wildfire forced evacuations of several campgrounds as campers fled to safer environs.  The fast-moving wildfire that ignited in the Tahoe National Forest on Monday quickly grew to 650 acres, prompting the evacuations of campgrounds…

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