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Old 06-29-2014, 05:07 PM   #1
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Fire total loss

A couple weeks ago my RV caught on fire inside the garage. The RV, my garage and all the contents were a total loss. It was devastating to see. The fire investigator determined the cause was the breaker box in the bedroom. No way to know for sure but that was his best guess.
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Oh, wow! I am so sorry. You must be heartbroken. Thank heavens you weren't in it asleep when it burned.
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Old 06-29-2014, 05:37 PM   #3
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I am so sorry. Hopefully insurance will help defray the costs. I am glad you weren't in it.
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I'm so sorry to see this happen to you. Thankfully it can be replaced and your ok.
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Old 06-29-2014, 05:43 PM   #6
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Sorry to hear. I use to leave mine plugged in all the time but don't anymore, have heard a few to many unexplained fires and always wondered if it was due to them being plugged in.
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Sorry to hear. I use to leave mine plugged in all the time but don't anymore, have heard a few to many unexplained fires and always wondered if it was due to them being plugged in.
Don't you leave it plugged in when you are camping out,whats the difference,if it's going to burn it's going to burn. (JMO)
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Hopefully no one was injured! Good luck with everything!


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Tim & Paula,
We are so sorry to hear about your devastating loss! Definitely a relief there were no injuries. We trust the replacement process will proceed smoothly. Thank you for sharing this sobering reminder to us all to be ever vigilant about fire safety. Take care.
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WOW! That's awful! Sure hope you had good insurance!
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Wow! Sorry to see that. I have seen recommendations from time to time to check all the connections on the back of the breaker boxes to ensure they are tight. The breaker boxes on mine are under the bed ...sure wouldn't want to have a problem there when sleeping!
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Sorry to hear. I use to leave mine plugged in all the time but don't anymore, have heard a few to many unexplained fires and always wondered if it was due to them being plugged in.
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If there's a problem I'd much rather it burn up in storage than while were sleeping
Seem if the fire department has no idea what caused a fire they blame it on electrical.
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Now, that really does suck.

If you don't mind, please keep us informed as to how your entire claim process goes so we may understand what takes place and how all of those fine print details come out of the woodwork.

It's only property, in the end. You're alive and that's what really matters. You will rebuild and move on, for sure.
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BUMMER,
Sorry to hear of your loss. Glad no injuries.
Seems that we hear of these with newer rigs? Seems this way. We have smoke detectors that work very well all I have to do too test is lite up a cig and she goes right off.
Hope if we ever have a fire we like you were not in the MH.
Hope replacement goes well for you.
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