La Mesa RV delivery center catches fire


SAN DIEGO, Calif. — La Mesa RV Center’s facilities at 7525 W, McDowell Road in Phoenix, Ariz., experienced a fire in the delivery center portion of the property early on the morning of March 23. Initial investigations appear that the fire started in or on the roof area of the building. No employees were in the building at the time. Two RVs being prepared for delivery to new owners were damaged.

All other operations at the facility were not affected and will return to normal with the opening of business on Friday morning.

“La Mesa RV is extremely grateful to the Phoenix Fire Department for the quick and effective response to a situation that could have proven to be very detrimental. We applaud these valiant men and women for coming to our aid and continue to be at the ready at a moment’s notice,” stated Bob Upton, president of La Mesa RV Center.

La Mesa RV has been in business for over 45 years, with year-round locations in Sanford, Port St Lucie, Daytona Beach and Fort Myers, Florida; Tucson, Phoenix and Mesa, Arizona; San Diego, and Davis, California plus Albuquerque, New Mexico. In addition, a seasonal facility is located in Quartzsite, Arizona. Based on location, the company sells the most respected names in RVing which includes Winnebago, Fleetwood, Heartland, Tiffin, Thor Motor Coach and more. La Mesa RV also handles one of the country’s largest selections of pre-owned late-model motorhomes from only the finest manufacturers.

The company strives to adhere to its’ Core F.A.M.I.L.Y. Values of Fun, Attitude, Make Their Day, Integrity, Listen and Quality and prides itself on having happy employees.

SOURCE: La Mesa RV Center press release

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at

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