The fire was reported around 9:45 a.m. in the 2100 block of Burton Avenue in Pittsburg, the dispatcher said.
Crews arrived on the scene to find a fire burning along a fence between two homes. At some point, the flames spread to one of the two homes, according to the dispatcher.
Firefighters were able to get the blaze under control a short time before 10 a.m.
No injuries were reported.