Nearby Matlacha/Pine Island fire station helps keep RV fire from spreading to structures

The fire was on the same road as new Station 4 and that…

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  A new Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District fire station close by helped keep flames from spreading after fire destroyed a recreational vehicle Sunday.

Fire crews responded shortly after 12:30 p.m. to a structure fire off Pompano Avenue and on the mainland side of Pine Island Road.

The department said the fire was on the same road as new Station 4 and the proximity made a difference.

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The quick response contained the fire to the V and stopped any spread to close surrounding structures. There were no injuries.

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