COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — South Lane County Fire & Rescue officials say a man was seriously burned when his recreational vehicle was destroyed by fire in Cottage Grove, Ore.
Police identified the victim in the Tuesday morning fire as 49-year-old Mark Norman Jacklich. He was listed in critical condition Tuesday evening at the Oregon Burn Center in Portland.
Fire Chief Dean Creech tells the Register-Guard that the RV was parked next to a home. The fire caused an estimated $25,000 in damage.
Officials said Jacklich was alone in the RV when the fire started, and may have been sleeping there. Police say his wife was inside the adjacent residence.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com