Feb 17, 2014 3:00 PM
The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a motor home fire that happened just before 10:00 p.m. on Sunday on the 3000 block of Ontario Avenue in Palermo.
Cal Fire and El Medio Firefighters arrived at the residence finding the RV fully engulfed in flames, according to their press release.
The resident of a house on the property alerted firefighters that there was someone living in the motor home, during the investigation fire crews that the resident of RV did not escape the fire.
Neighbors say a man in his 50’s was living inside the motor home at the time and they had spoken to him just hours before the blaze.
The name of the victim has not been released.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.