Flight Departing from Sacramento Makes Emergency Landing in Modesto

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Photo courtesy: Modesto Fire Department

MODESTO — An Alaska Airlines flight from Sacramento made an emergency landing Sunday morning in Modesto.

According to the Modesto Fire Department, a fire was reported in the plane’s cargo area. Fire investigators say a positive heat signal was found on thermal imaging, but no visible fire was found.

Sixty-two people were on board the plane, which was bound for San Diego.

There were no reported injuries. The initial cause of the emergency was not immediately known.

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