SONORA, Calif. (CBS13/AP) — Human remains have been found in an area burned by a small wildfire in Northern California, authorities said Monday.
The remains were discovered on a winding road in Sonora within the burn scar of the 100-acre Washington Fire, the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook.READ MORE: Sacramento To Get Hit With Windy Start To The Weekend
The fire destroyed about a dozen structures between Jamestown and Sonora.READ MORE: Sacramento City Unified Creates New Position To Combat Racism On Campuses
The identity and the cause and time of death are under investigation, officials said. No other details were given.MORE NEWS: Wet December Storms Will Allow California Water Districts To Get More Supply Than Planned
The fire destroyed more than a dozen homes after breaking out last Thursday, according to reports. It was 50% contained, with full containment expected by Wednesday.