fire blight or fungus on my pear and apple

Asked March 15, 2014, 12:10 AM EDT

Dear Experts,
here are the pictures of my hosui pear that go along with the prior question:
https://ask.extension.org/questions/170219
please help me identify the lesions/ condition so I know how to proceed.
I might add that the branches are firm/ hard when I prune, not soft.
thank you very much

Salt Lake County Utah

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