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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San Francisco moves to ban RV dwelling homeless from city streets

San Francisco officials, like those in other cities around the country, continue to struggle to come up with a plan for what to do with homeless RV dwellers living on congested city streets. First city officials chased the RVs out of the Sunset and Richmond Districts. Then they were rolled off Potrero Hill and squeezed out from underneath the “Hairball,”…

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Motorhome brake failure causes three-vehicle accident flipping one car

Have you had your RV’s brakes checked recently? We’ll bet the owner of an older motorhome that was involved in a three-vehicle accident Sunday morning when its brakes failed wishes he had.  At 11:16 a.m., emergency services responded to the collision on Hillside Drive, just north of Notre Dame Drive, in Kamloops, British Columbia. Police say that according to initial information…

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Campers help clean up campground after tornado’s rampage

On Tuesday, Aug. 28, the National Weather Service confirmed that a twister in the Northern Michigan city of Au Gres rampaged through the area causing damage to trailers and motorhomes at Point Au Gres Campground. But today you would never guess that the picturesque campground was rocked by a tornado just a few days ago after campers pitched in to help clean up…

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Fires in Rocky Mountain NP force closure of trails and campgrounds

UPDATE: ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. — Crews made progress on two small fires in Rocky Mountain National Park over the weekend and trail and campsite closures have been lifted. Both fires likely started Thursday after a storm with lightning moved through the northern Colorado park, officials said. Though air tankers dropped retardant on the 5-acre Forest Canyon Fire burning below Trail Ridge…

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