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Forward progress stopped on brush fire along Interstate 5 near Patterson, Cal Fire says

The Stuhrs Fire started Wednesday morning near I-5 and Patterson in Stanislaus County.
The Stuhrs Fire started Wednesday morning near I-5 and Patterson in Stanislaus County.

Forward progress has been stopped on a wildfire burning off near Interstate 5 south of Patterson, Cal Fire says.

The Stuhr Fire broke out off of southbound I-5 and West Stuhr Road in western Stanislaus County and reached 100 acres by 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Cal Fire said in a tweet.

Minutes later, Cal Fire’s Santa Clara Unit tweeted that forward progress of the wildfire was stopped at 160 acres.

No damage to structures or injuries have been reported.

Michael McGough anchors The Sacramento Bee’s breaking news reporting team, covering public safety and other local stories. A Sacramento native and lifelong capital resident, he interned at The Bee while attending Sacramento State, where he earned a degree in journalism.
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