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June 13, 2013

Fire breaks out at Modesto home, displacing 6

Three adults and three children escaped injury when their house caught fire early Thursday. According to Modesto Regional Fire Battalion Chief Hugo Patino, the fire was reported at 3:01 a.m. in the 1100 block of Desert Pine Court.

Three adults and three children escaped injury when their house caught fire early Thursday.

According to Modesto Regional Fire Battalion Chief Hugo Patino, the fire was reported at 3:01 a.m. in the 1100 block of Desert Pine Court.

When firefighters arrived at 3:08 a.m., the residents were out of the house. Firefighters called a second alarm for more resources and had the fire under control at 3:41 a.m. They remained on scene until 6:36 a.m.

Cause of the fire had not been determined Thursday morning. It started in the rear right-hand corner of the house and spread to the attic, Patino said. A damage estimate also was not available.

The American Red Cross responded to help house the people displaced by the fire.

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