Wednesday, November 29, 2023


Fire takes out new RVs at Indiana Keystone plant

If you thought your brand-new Keystone RV was finished and was just waiting at the factory to be delivered, you might have to think again.

A massive fire just outside the Keystone RV plant in Goshen, Indiana, destroyed from 12 to 16 just-completed RVs.

Goshen Fire Department Assistant Chief Anthony Powell said several units were blazing when firefighters arrived at about 2 p.m. Sunday. Heavy winds hampered firefighting efforts, but they were able to keep the blaze from damaging the factory building.

There were no injuries, and none of the destroyed new RVs contained fuel.


Mike Gast
Mike Gast
Mike Gast was the vice president of Communications for Kampgrounds of America Inc. for 20 years before retiring in 2021. He also enjoyed a long newspaper career, working as a writer and editor at newspapers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, and Montana. He and his wife, Lori Lyon, now own and operate the Imi Ola Group marketing company, focusing on the outdoor industry.



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Carolle Graham (@guest_166743)
1 year ago

I heard that it was caused by an electrical issue at the plant. idk

John Koenig (@guest_166573)
1 year ago

Time for a Fire Sale????

Thomas D (@guest_166484)
1 year ago

Kinda like that ship full of new cars,( high end,Expensive) burning in the Atlantic ocean right now

Silas Longshot (@guest_166383)
1 year ago

Sounds a lot like arson to me. Empty RV’s no batteries, no fuel, no LP tanks? Why do multiple units ‘spontaneously combust’?
I’m betting it’s revenge by some recently fired slacker at the factory.

Dave (@guest_166356)
1 year ago

Interesting thought Greg S. Why do you think of lithium.
Ps. I did not put lithium in my solar system.

Greg S (@guest_166343)
1 year ago

No cause listed. RVs destroyed but no damage to the buildings?
Lithium ion batteries?

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