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September 14, 2013

Explosions, fire burn home in west Modesto

A backyard fire punctuated by a number of small explosions destroyed much of a home in the 900 block of Wilma Drive in west Modesto, endangering a neighboring house and sparking a half-acre grass fire in an adjacent field. Neighbors said they alerted the family inside and helped the children and parents escape with their two dogs.

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