Good Samaritans pitch-in as elderly woman's fence burns

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PHOENIX -- The back fence of an elderly Phoenix woman's home caught fire Wednesday afternoon.

After spotting a large plume of smoke, 3TV photojournalist Victor Ochoa and several other passers-by stopped to investigate.

They discovered the 98-year-old resident was unaware of the fire, which had quickly spread to a nearby power pole.

The group convinced the woman to leave her house as members of the Phoenix Fire Department arrived and quickly brought the blaze under control.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.