Flames burn a fence along Claribel Avenue near Terminal in north east Modesto after a vegetation fire burned 5 to 7 acres before threatening a pair of adjacent homes and a church. The fire spread quickly with afternoon winds fanning the fire prompting Stanislaus Consolidated Battalion Chief Kevin Wise to call on Modesto Consolidated, and Oakdale Fire to assist at the scene Monday (06-18-13).
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MODESTO — Crews responded to a wind-fueled grass fire that spread quickly Monday afternoon near Terminal Avenue and Claribel Road in northeast Modesto.
Battalion Chief Kevin Wise of the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District had to call Modesto Consolidated and Oakdale Fire to assist with the about 7-acre blaze, which threatened two homes and a church. l.