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Investigation Continues Into French Flat Rd. Fire

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Jamestown, CA — The investigation continues into the Tuesday evening fire that destroyed a single family residence at 8900 French Flat Rd.

While not positively identified it is believed that 58 year old Daniel C. Lowe perished in the fire that also burned a pickup truck and an apparent storage shed.

Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Deputy Paul Tualla says investigators will be extremely careful in sifting the the debris to determine that exact cause of the blaze that also burned two acres of vegetation.

Investigators from both CAL Fire and the and the Sheriff´s Office are taking part in the investigation.

All aircraft from Columbia Air Base responded along with seven engines, three water tenders, one dozer and two hand crews.

Written by Bill Johnson