RV CITY

Mobile city leaders now say they have proposed making changes to RV City so that it can re-open this Mardi Gras season.

Mobile Public Safety Director James Barber says fire department officials were concerned RV City could be unsafe, should a fire or emergency break out.

RV City is the popular area set up near the Mobile Civic Center during Mardi Gras season.

So they are now asking organizers to reduce the number of RV's allowed on site.

Barber said, "Previously, they put about 200 campers into this particular area. We're proposing to reduce that footprint down to about 119 lots, spaced about 30 feet apart with emergency corridors in it so that we can get fire apparatus in should there be an event like a massive fire."

City officials also want to make sure RV's are not parked underneath the interstate in case a fire should breakout and damage the roadway.

They also say they are still talking with RV City organizers and believe an agreement can be worked out that would allow the attraction to open this Mardi Gras season.

All content © 2018, WALA; Mobile, AL. (A Meredith Corporation Station). All Rights Reserved.

Reporter

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.