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Tuttletown, CA– The cause of a 12-acre fire on Highway 49 near Rawhide Road remains under investigation.

CAL Fire reports that the vegetation fire on the 9000 block of Highway 49 in Tuttletown, began at 12:40 yesterday afternoon and spread to nearby structures.

A two-story home, two barns, four outbuildings and one vehicle were all destroyed.  The total amount of damage is estimated to be $720,000 for property, contents and vegetation.

Two residents of the home were also taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

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