Blaze destroys motorhomes; one firefighter injured

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A large fire destroyed multiple motorhomes last week, causing an estimated loss of more than $1 million. 

The Fire Department responded to 13731 Harbor Blvd. in Garden Grove for a commercial structure fire at Pacific R.V. shortly before 2 p.m.  The first arriving unit reported two motorhomes involved a fire next to a commercial structure. 

A large fire destroyed multiple motorhomes last week, causing an estimated loss of more than $1 million. 

The Fire Department responded to 13731 Harbor Blvd. in Garden Grove for a commercial structure fire at Pacific R.V. shortly before 2 p.m.  The first arriving unit reported two motorhomes involved a fire next to a commercial structure. 

Due to the amount of heat from the fire, it quickly spread to two additional motorhomes.  Firefighters made an attack on the fire to prevent its extension into additional vehicles and the structure.  Resources were requested, balancing out to a total of three alarms composed of 50 firefighters from Garden Grove, Anaheim, Orange and the Orange County Fire Authority. 

Firefighters faced extreme firefighting conditions due to a large volume of fire and temperatures over 100 degrees.  In addition to the fire, a gas tank ruptured, spilling a large amount of gasoline onto the ground which prompted a hazardous materials team response. 

It took firefighters just over an hour to declare a knockdown and contain the fire. 

No injuries to civilians were reported, and one Garden Grove fire fighter was transported to a local hospital for heat exhaustion.  

The cause of the fire is under investigation.