Early Morning Fire Destroys Rawhide Rd. Residence
Sonora, CA — Fire completely destroyed a single family residence at 19639 Rawhide Rd. during the two o´clock hour this morning.
The residents, a father, mother and a two year old son, escaped with no injuries.
Tuolumne County Fire Marshall Kary Hubbard reports the older home, which has been in the family for a number of years, had two bedrooms and one bath. Damage to the structure has been estimated at $200,000 with $50,000 damage to the contents.
Six engines and three water tenders from CAL FIRE and the Tuolumne County Fire Department responded to the blaze along with a chief from the Columbia Fire District.
Cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Assistance was also provided by P.G.& E. and the Sacramento-Sierra Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Written by Bill Johnson