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CDF Responds To Burning Home On South Fork Road

Twain Harte, CA — CDF officials are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed most of a home on South Fork Road in Twain Harte yesterday.

CDF spokesman Craig Hart says the fire at about 1:30 in the afternoon occurred at the home of volunteer firefighter Jim Hebert who also responded to the blaze.

He says a good defensible space around the home prevented the fire from spreading to the surrounding wildland.

Hart says eight engines from CDF/Tuolumne County Fire Department and one CDF helicopter responded along with three water tenders and one engine from Twain Harte Community Services.

The house was about 80% damaged at an estimated cost of $250,000.

No one was in the house at the time and no injuries were reported.