Man critically burned in Browne’s Addition RV fire, transported to Harborview

Man critically burned in Browne’s Addition RV fire, transported to Harborview
Spokane Fire
A man in his 50s was severely burned in an RV fire in Brownes Addition Saturday night. 

A man in his 50s was critically burned in an RV fire in Browne’s Addition Saturday night.

The man was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer said in a tweet.

Challenging night for A-Shift. A working commercial fire at 1400 W 7th and a simultaneous fire in an RV with a 50’s male burned critically. He is being transferred to Harborview right now. More to follow. pic.twitter.com/oSgBH6ruCJ

— Brian Schaeffer (@SpokaneFire) December 15, 2019

According to a release from the fire department, crews were dispatched to a report of an explosion and subsequent vehicle fire around 7:33 p.m.

The first engine arrived within three minutes to find a fully-involved fire.

Fire authorities determined the fire was mechanical and resulted from attempted engine repairs. The fire was deemed an accident.