On Sunday, 10/11/15, a 3-alarm fire broke out at Holland RV Centers in San Marcos. About 70 firefighters from the San Marcos Fire Department were able to contain and put out the fire in just over 2 hours. Witnesses heard explosions, which is an indication that propane tanks caught fire and were exploding. The fire started in the RV repair/services building, which was closed and unoccupied at the time of the fire. As of the writing of this article, an investigation is still underway as to how the fire started.
This video was captured driving towards the fire on San Marcos Blvd, roughly 15 minutes after the fire started. Below are more photos and video captured of the fire from various perspectives. Photos contributed by: Christy Pluciennik, Eliza Beth, Lon Mok, Joy Cammayo, Jennie Lugod, Lucy Eva Alvarez, Angie Artero Peredo Gumataotao, KC Ports and Susan Smith.
Video captured from above the fire:
Video of fire from the 78 Freeway
Videos of San Marcos Firefighters doing another great job:
Location of Fire: Holland RV Centers, 251 Travelers Way, San Marcos, CA 92069 (map)