TAKILMA, Ore-- On Friday, the Illinois Valley Fire District was called to Takilma road where a large vehicle fire, travel trailer, was engulfed in flames.
According to Illinois Valley Fire District fire fighters, when crews arrived to the scene they were able to quickly put out the fire before it could spread to the surrounding forested area. However, everything inside the trailer was destroyed because of the flames.
NewsWatch 12 did reach out to the Illinois Valley Fire District. They said that the male occupant of that vehicle was able to make it safely outside before the flames could trap him. We are also being told that the owner of the trailer says that the flames may have initially started in a new wood stove that was recently installed into the trailer.
Red Cross has been called in to assist the occupant of the trailer.