No one injured after RV bursts into flames at Johnson City gas pump

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – Johnson City Fire Department crews quickly responded to an RV fire at a gas station on South Roan Street.

According to Washington County dispatchers, the RV fire was reported at 3:31 p.m. at the Marathon gas station located in the 3200 block of South Roan Street near Okolona Road.

The owner of the RV told firefighters he just bought the camper and went to the gas pump to fill it up. The owner said while filling it up it caught fire.

The Johnson City Fire Department reports three trucks and a ladder responded. Fire crews said a clerk inside the convenience store shut off the gas pumps.

No one was inside the camper at the time of the fire and no one was injured. News Channel 11 was told the pumps at the station are shut off indefinitely.

The Johnson City Firefighters Association L-1791 tweeted out that the fire was fully involved.

News Channel 11 will continue to follow this story and bring you more information as it becomes available.

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