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The charging system of a 29-foot camper set the vehicle on fire Monday morning in the 9200 block of Terri Drive in La Plata, deputy state fire marshals reported.
A neighbor called 911 around 10:14 a.m. after seeing smoke coming from the camper.
Volunteer fire departments in La Plata, Newburg, Waldorf and Bel Alton sent 25 firefighters to the scene, where they put the fire out in 10 minutes.
The fire cause an estimated $8,000 in damage to the camper and the owners’ home, which suffered minor smoke and soot damage.
The owners were not home at the time and no one was hurt.