Man found dead in Ventura RV fire

An investigation is underway after a man was found dead inside a burning RV in Ventura Thursday morning.

Photo: Ventura Fire Department

According to the Ventura Fire Department, crews responded to the RV fire in the area of Main Street and Hartman Drive around 9:30 a.m. 

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Firefighters were able to contain the fire and prevent spread to a nearby building. 

Upon inspecting the RV, crews found the victim inside. 

A bystander who was trying to help during the fire was taken to a local hospital for treatment for smoke inhalation. 

Photo: Ventura Fire Department

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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