Salem, Virginia, firefighters contain trailer fire from spreading

Firefighters’ rapid response not only extinguished a travel trailer fire within minutes in the 1900 block of 12 O’ Clock Knob Road in Salem, Virginia, Sunday but they were also able to prevent the fire from expanding into the nearby woods. The fire was reported just before noon. According to Jimmy Poindexter, Battalion Chief for the Salem Fire and EMS…

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Motorhome driver leads Arcata PD on slow-speed pursuit

At approximately 2:50 p.m. on Sunday a motorhome driver led Arcata (CA) Police officers on a slow-speed chase west onto Hwy 255 in NorCal’s famed Emerald Triangle. The driver reached the Manilla dunes and abandoned his motorhome then fled on foot into the dunes. However, fleet-footed officers rapidly chased down the driver and took him into custody shortly after 3…

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Five-vehicle crash caused by motorhome sends 18 to hospital

A small child, who was critically hurt and airlifted to a hospital via Flight For Life, was one of 18 people who were hospitalized after five vehicles including an RV collided on southbound I-25 just south of Monument, Colorado, Saturday. A second helicopter transported an adult patient. The crash happened between the Baptist (158) and Northgate (156) exits just after…

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