Portable heater blamed in RV fire

Posted at 7:01 PM, Dec 29, 2012

LINDON, Utah – Investigators say a malfunctioning portable heater is to blame for an RV fire.

The fire happened early Saturday morning at the Lindon Boat Harbor.

Police say the fire started when a man living in the RV tried to light the heater and it burst into flames. The man got out okay but the RV was destroyed.

The fire damaged a nearby boat and trailer. Damage is estimated at $9,500.