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Modesto firefighters battle house fire

A structure fire on the 2500 block of Boston Way erupted Friday morning in Modesto. Firefighters issued a second alarm and called in thirty firefighters to battle the blaze, which was contained by 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 10, 2008. (Brian Ramsay / The Modesto Bee)
A structure fire on the 2500 block of Boston Way erupted Friday morning in Modesto. Firefighters issued a second alarm and called in thirty firefighters to battle the blaze, which was contained by 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 10, 2008. (Brian Ramsay / The Modesto Bee)

Firefighters say no one was hurt in a two-alarm fire that heavily damaged a home on Modesto's northeast side this morning. Firefighters were able to rescue the owners' pets.



UPDATE - 11:25 a.m. Firefighters have brought a two-alarm house fire on the city's northeast side under control. Firefighters say the blaze began shortly before 10 a.m. near swimming pool equipment. The fire then spread to the attic and engulfed the house in the 2500 block of Boston Way in flames. Thirty firefighters were called in to battle the blaze.



Modesto firefighters are battling a fire at a home in the 2500 block of Boston Way on the city's northeast side.

At mid-morning, firefighters issued a second alarm and called in more firefighters and trucks.

A neighbor described the fire as "huge."

The house was engulfed in flames but by 10:30 most of the flames had been knocked down. It appears most of the back end of the house was destroyed.

Details such as whether anyone was in the house or whether anyone has been injured are unavailable, as fire officials are still involved in putting the blaze out.



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