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Valley Springs, CA — A home in Valley Springs had its deck destroyed after oil rags spontaneously combusted Wednesday.

CDF reports that a call came in before noon about a fire at 6134 Baldwin Street in Rancho Calaveras.

Crews including a helicopter responded and contained the blaze within the hour.

The rags were sitting in a planter on the deck.

Damage is estimated at $500.

Written by Vanessa Turner.