Bismarck Fire Department Responds To Fire At Capital RV Shop

BISMARCK, ND Bismarck Fire Department responded to a report of smoke coming from the Capital RV shop at 1900 Industrial Dr. Street Sunday morning.

Upon arrival firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the overhead doors.

The firefighter found fire in several motor homes on the north end of the shop.

The second crew on scene attacked the fire from the west side of the building.

Together the crews were able to knock down a good portion of the fire.

They were unable to hit all of the fire, because the motor homes were parked closely together.

A pay loader was used to pull the burning motor homes out of the building so they could be completely extinguished.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the shop area and damage to the showroom was limited to smoke damage.

Crews remained on scene for several hours to check for remaining embers and hotspots.

No one was in the building at the time of the fire and no one was injured.

No damage estimate has been made at this time but damage to the building is expected to be at least $1,500,000 and the damage to content is expected to be at least $1,000,000.