Family escapes RV fire; Interstate 90 closed for more than 30 minutes

August 20, 2010

By Staff

A Washington State Patrol trooper detours traffic away from a recreational vehicle that caught fire Friday afternoon along westbound Interstate 90 near Preston. By Sebastian Moraga

NEW — 3:55 p.m. Aug. 20, 2010

Westbound Interstate 90 near Preston closed for more than 30 minutes Friday, after recreational vehicle caught fire at about 1:15 p.m.

A family of five from the Bothell area was traveling in the vehicle when the front of it began to smoke near milepost 23. Everyone escaped unharmed before the vehicle burst into flames.

Authorities closed the westbound lanes as crews extinguished the flames.

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