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News: Crews respond to camper fire on SE 116th St in Runnells

POLK COUNTY, IA -- Property damage was reported last Sunday night after a camper trailer caught fire in north Runnells, according to WHO Des Moines.

Pleasant Hill Fire Department said the incident occurred on a property at 5333 Southeast 116th Street on February 13 at approximately 10:00 p.m.

It was unclear what caused the fire, but multiple emergency agencies responded tot he scene and were able to extinguish the flames within 45 minutes.

Two people who were inside the camper at the time managed to escape the vehicle without any injuries.

Authorities said the camper was totaled in the fire, but a nearby house was not impacted.

No further details have been released as of this writing, but an investigation was underway.

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