The following is a list of some of the local service calls involving the Modesto Fire Department, which has stations 27, 28, 29, and 30 in Oakdale, Knights Ferry, and Valley Home; and the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Department, covering the Riverbank area.
The calls were recorded during the period from Tuesday June 28 to Monday July 4. On the days not listed there were no significant incident reports in this area.
SUNDAY JULY 3
Battalion 5 conducted a McHenry Fire multiple alarm after action review. Lessons learned, review of relevant procedures and strengths were reviewed.
SATURDAY JULY 2
Battalion exercises continued at the RFTC. Crews were trained in basement fire mitigation strategy and tactics.
Fire Captain Brazil is currently assigned as the Fireline EMT to the Rice Incident in the CalFire Nevada-Yuba-Placer unit. The fire is 904 acres and 35 percent contained.
7:53 p.m. – Grass 29, Engine 27 and BC5 responded to a reported motor vehicle accident for reports of a disabled motorcycle. Grass 29 arrived to find two patients on the causeway and began providing first aid to the patients. One patient was airlifted from the scene by helicopter to a local hospital and one patient was transported by ground ambulance. CHP is investigating.
Grass 29 and BC5 provided backup for the Woodward Reservoir fireworks display.
10:31 p.m. – Engine 28 and BC5 responded to a vehicle hitting a pedestrian in the town of Oakdale. Engine 28 arrived to find a single patient on the roadway with serious injuries. The patient was transported from the scene by ground ambulance to a local emergency room. The Oakdale Police Department is investigating.
FRIDAY JULY 1
E27, 28, Quint 22 responded for a personal injury accident in the Oakdale Fire District. On site, we had four vehicles involved. E27 did a quick triage. We had four patients who needed to be transported. Oak Valley Ambulance coordinated destinations for patients and firefighters treated the injured. All patients were transported by land ambulance to local hospitals.
THURSDAY JUNE 30
Probationary FF tests have been carried out, this completes shift B.
6:08 a.m. – E26 was sent in a vehicle against a house in the 3900 block of Sierra. Upon arrival, negative injuries were reported. The house has been checked for structural integrity.
Engine 28, 27, 26, 23, 9, Quint 22 responded for the report of a burning house in the town of Oakdale. On stage, we had a bathroom on fire in a modular home. The first two crews to arrive quickly set up a fire attack and two got out and put out the fire. All other units have been cancelled. The Red Cross provided assistance to the family.
TUESDAY JUNE 28
4:01 p.m. – E26 was dispatched to a vehicle fire (no address given). A sheriff’s deputy was in the area and managed to extinguish most of the vehicle fire with a fire extinguisher. A small wildfire had also broken out and was beginning to spread to an RV storage area. A Type III or VI was requested, but due to the volume of calls, the closest was from Station 28. The crew of 26, in full structural gear, were able to stage the pipe lay and contain the fire before damaging any of the adjacent properties. .