Updated as of Wednesday, January 2, 2019 8 PM
Mayer Fire personnel and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies were at a house fire in the 15400 block of Cayuse Lane off Rolling Ridge Drive in Cordes Lakes on Wednesday, Jan. 2.
The home was unoccupied at the time, and a dog was safely removed, according to YCSO Media Relations Coordinator Dwight D’Evelyn.
Ammunition explosions from inside the home were heard about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The blaze was contained to the residence, and fire personnel were cautious as they worked to extinguish it. A nearby home was evacuated, streets into the neighborhood were closed, and residents were advised to stay out of the area.
The fire may have resulted from a solar panel installation, YCSO reported.