Fire destroys motor home

THE Martins Ferry Fire Department battled a fire in a motor home camper which was parked behind the owner’s home on South Zane Highway Monday around 9:50 p.m.

Fire Chief Jack Regis said the department was at the scene for approximately 45 minutes. He said the motor home was a total loss. According to Regis, the cause of the fire appears to be accidental but is under investigation.