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Following fire, Sweet Home RV on the road to recovery


March 2, 2016

SCOTT DIMICK cuts wood for use in reconstructing the roof at Sweet Home RV Center. Owner Mary Mansfield is in the background. Photo by Sean C. Morgan

After part of its facility was destroyed by a fire last summer, Sweet Home RV Center has started rebuilding, with plans to reopen as early as April, in time for this summer’s recreation season.

Fire destroyed a shop and damaged inventory and the store on Aug. 25. Firefighters responded to the call to 4691 Main St. at 10:59 p.m to find the shop fully involved and about to break through to the attached store, which was full of smoke.

Fire officials believe sparks from a grinder caused the fire, which started in the shop.

Since then, owners Clarence and Mary Mansfield have been running t...

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