VERNALIS (CBS13) – A man has died after a motorhome fire in rural Tracy, authorities say.
The incident happened late Monday night at the Orchard RV Park along E. State Route 132.READ MORE: First 'Bigger Snowfall' Of Season Expected In Sierra Through Monday Morning, NWS Says
Firefighters from the South San Joaquin County Fire Authority responded and found that a man had been pulled out of a window of the motorhome that had caught fire. First aid was immediately started by medics, but the 56-year-old man was later pronounced dead.
A dog that was also in the motorhome also died in the fire, firefighters said.READ MORE: New California Animal-Welfare Law Could Push Pork Prices Higher
The fire was put out within 10 minutes, but the motorhome suffered significant damage inside.
Investigators believe the fire was accidental, but they’re still looking into how it started.MORE NEWS: Man Stabbed Early Sunday Along K Street Mall; Sacramento Police Search For Suspect
Authorities have not released the name of the man who died.