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Sonora, CA — According to an updated report from Tuolumne County Fire Marshall Kary Hubbard, the single family residence at 8598 French Flat Rd. off of Rawhide Rd. was completely destroyed by fire early this morning.

The first alarm was reported at 1:03AM. Only 25% of the contents were saved. Total loss for the structure; $400,000 … loss of contents has been estimated at $150,000. Also lost in the blaze was a 1989 Mazzerati sports car.

Hubbard reports eight engines, three water tenders and a breathing support unit were dispatched to the fire.

Mopup crews will be on sight for the next couple of hours. Cause of the fire is under investigation.

The Red Cross is caring for the two individuals who have been displaced.

Written by Bill Johnson