Firefighters contained a blaze Monday afternoon that destroyed a home off Fortuna Mine Road in the Phoenix Lake area.

The fire was reported at 12:39 p.m. in the 22400 block of Fortuna Mine Road near Spring Creek Road, a Cal Fire Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit spokesperson said. A neighbor who called 911 said he heard explosions that alerted him to the fire and prompted him to call for help.

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