UPDATE: Fatal RV Fire Investigated

UPDATED Tuesday, December 4, 2012 --- 6:42 p.m.

RACINE, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities have released the name of a 48-year-old man who died in a recreational vehicle fire in Racine.

The Racine County medical examiner's office identifies the victim as Peter Johnson.

Firefighters were called to the RV fire late Monday night. After putting out the fire, firefighters discovered Johnson's body in the motor home.

Police say the fire appears accidental.

WTMJ radio reports an autopsy is planned Tuesday.


Posted Tuesday, December 4, 2012 -- 7:25 a.m.

RACINE, Wis. (AP) -- Racine officials say the body of a man was found after firefighters put out a fire in a recreational vehicle.

WTMJ radio says firefighters were called to the RV fire just after midnight Tuesday. After the fire was extinguished the body of the 48-year-old victim was discovered. The fire is under investigation.

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