Woman dies in Wellton fire

WELLTON, Ariz. – A woman is dead after a fire was sparked by an explosion at an RV park in Wellton. Sergeant David Rodriguez with the Wellton Police Department said firefighters responded to the scene, Desert Rose RV Park, located at 29297 Arizona Ave. Wednesday at 9:51 a.m.

When they arrived they found the recreational room and an apartment fully engulfed in flames. Rodriguez said a resident of the apartment died in the fire.

The Yuma Fire Department also responded to the scene. The fire spread to two other RV’s in the park.

The American Red Cross is assisting at least four people displaced by the fire.

No other details are available on the woman that died, and her identify will not be released until family members are notified.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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