SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — The 35-foot artificial Christmas tree on display in a California town has been destroyed by fire.

Stockton city manager’s office spokeswoman Connie Cochran says the tree has been installed downtown each holiday season for about a decade.

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The fire was reported just before 2 a.m. Monday. Cochran says fire officials think it may have been caused by an electric malfunction.

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According to a city official, the tree was donated to the city and was worth an estimated $35,000.

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