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Two south Sacramento homes damaged by fire that started in field

A fire that started in a field in south Sacramento damaged two homes as well as outbuildings late Tuesday afternoon.

The two-alarm fire was reported about 5:30 p.m. off West Stockton Boulevard and Cotton Lane. The fire started in a field and spread to structures on the property, said Chris Harvey, a Sacramento Fire Department spokesman. Two houses, a garage and a shed were damaged, and about three acres were burned, he said.

No injuries were reported.

Harvey said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy