Man suffers smoke inhalation after camper is damaged in blaze, Lacey fire says

A man was taken to an area hospital Monday morning after his camper caught fire, according to Lacey Fire District 3.

Fire crews were dispatched about 9:40 a.m. to the 7900 block of Kelly Beach Road Southeast, which is near Yelm Highway.

The man was removed from the camper, but he suffered smoke inhalation as a result of the blaze. He was later taken to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Battalion Chief Pat Harn said.

The fire did not extend beyond the camper, he said. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.