Vehicle fire destroys SUV | News
Clearwater County Deputies, along with firefighters with the Orofino Fire Department, Clearwater Potlatch Timber Protective Association, and Twin Ridge Rural Fire, responded to a vehicle fire early this afternoon at milepost 2 on Dent Bridge Road.
The fire, which was reported at 12:55 p.m., destroyed a 1992 Ford Explorer. The owner and driver, 36-year-old Paul Riccomini of Orofino, was not injured. It appeared to be mechanical failure that caused the fire, according to a press release. The road was closed for approximately 1-1/2 hours.