Man injured after fire destroys camper in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Fire crews worked to contain a fire that completely engulfed and destroyed a camper and landed one man in the hospital Wednesday morning.

Fire Chief Julian Williamson told us the camper first caught fire at 9:30 a.m. in the 2900 block of Mapleton Ave.

When units arrived at the scene, they found a 60-year-old man who had been in the camper when the fire started.

He suffered what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries and was treated on scene, then rushed to the hospital.

The camper was declared a total loss after the fire was declared under control at 9:50 a.m.

Flames aslo damaged a truck that was up against the camper and the exterior of a nearby home.

Investigators are still working to determine what exactly caused the fire.

PHOTOS: Camper declared total loss following fire


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