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Yakima man injured in vehicle fire on I-82

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NEAR WAPATO, Wash. -- An 80-year-old Yakima man was hospitalized for smoke inhalation after his motor home caught on fire Tuesday morning.

It happened around 11:20a.m. on eastbound Interstate-82, about two miles south of Wapato.

Washington State troopers said it started out as an engine fire, then spread to the rest of the motor home. All occupants did make it out from the vehicle.

Troopers said Billy Mitchell was taken to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. His condition is not known at this time.

State Patrol will continue to investigate the cause of the fire.

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