Person dies when travel trailer catches fire, explodes

ALFALFA, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say one person died when a travel trailer caught fire and exploded east of Bend. KTVZ-TV reports Crook County deputies were sent shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday for a welfare check on someone living in the travel trailer, according to Sheriff John Gautney. Gautney said while en route, deputies were told the trailer was on fire, followed by a report of an explosion. Deputies were able to determine a person died inside the trailer. An autopsy has been ordered to confirm the person’s identify.