1 killed in Batavia camper fire


BATAVIA, Ohio  — One person is dead after a camper fire in Batavia, said Stonelick Township Fire Chief Jim Pemberton.

Crews were called to the 5000 block of State Route 132 shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday.

When they arrived, they discovered a camper that was destroyed. Firefighters said they found a dead body in the debris.

According to a report from the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, a woman called 911 and said that she woke up to see the camper behind her house burning. She told dispatchers that she saw her husband walking to the camper with their dog around 1 a.m. and she hasn’t seen him since.

Investigators have not released the victim’s identity.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

This is a developing situation and will be updated once more information becomes available.

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