Gastonia Fire Leaves RV In Ruins

GASTONIA, NC– The Gastonia Fire Deparment responded to a house fire on Watkins Road Thursday afternoon.

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Around 1 p.m. authorities say a neighbor reported that they heard an explosion and a mobile home was on fire.

Upon arrival, first responders say they witnessed heavy smoke and fire coming from a large RV that was parked near a barn.

Firefighters say they extinguished the RV fire in approximately 15 minutes but the vehicle was a total loss.

They were reportedly able to save the barn with only minimal damage.