Camper Destroyed in Early Morning Fire
DASSEL (WJON News) -- One person escaped injury after the camper they were in caught on fire.
The Meeker County Sheriff's Office says the incident began at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday in Collinwood Township near Dassel.
When emergency crews arrived they saw a camper fully engulfed in flames.
Eighteen-year-old Xion Hines of Dassel was inside the camper when the fire started, but got out before it spread.
The owner, 34-year-old Ross Gehlen of Dassel, tried to put out the fire but was unsuccessful.
Hines was not hurt and Gehlen was treated for possible smoke inhalation.
The camper is a total loss.
It is believed the fire was due to an electrical issue.
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