Copperopolis, CA — Smoking is being blamed for starting a house fire in Copperopolis Sunday.
Fire officials say a family from Fremont owns the property at 3896 Arrowhead Street. The family was at the home earlier before the blaze started on an outside deck.
The fire traveled to the house progressing up the side of the home and into the roof and attic.
The interior of the house sustained some fire and water damage. Damage is estimated at $100,000.
Written by Vanessa Turner.