MODESTO - Fire crews battled a blaze that caused significant damage to a central Modesto home early Friday morning.
The fire was reported shortly before 1:00am at a home on the 500 block of James Street. Arriving crews located a home with visible fire throughout the interior of the structure, with flames also shooting out of windows on three sides of the home.
Fire crews went to work to prevent the fire from reaching threatened neighboring homes. Firefighters entered the home to continue extinguishing the fire and conduct a search. The home was later determined to be vacant.
Damage was estimated at $70,000 and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
DELHI - A Merced County Sheriff's Deputy was critically injured during a shooting while investigating a domestic disturbance Thursday afternoon.
MODESTO - Emergency crews responded to a report of a structure fire on McHenry Avenue Monday afternoon.
MODESTO - A high speed pursuit involving a stolen vehicle ended with two suspects in custody Monday morning.
STOCKTON - Two injured victims were rushed to a hospital after a shooting Sunday afternoon.