A Sunday afternoon fire destroyed a home in Old Town Victorville. The fire was reported around 4:45 PM at a duplex in the 15400 block of Sixth Street. Arriving units began a fire attack but the fire went defensive after an explosion ripped through the building. The fire fight continued for over an hour. The building was a complete loss. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Victorville Fire Department. Mutual Aid units from Apple Valley also responded to the incident.