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Fire Calls 12-16-20
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A collision between a semi-truck and passenger sedan at Albers and Patterson roads on Friday night, Dec. 11 saw the big rig jackknife into oncoming traffic, striking the sedan. The car driver and a passenger were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries; the truck driver was uninjured. Modesto Fire Department Photo

The following is a listing of some of the local calls for service involving the Modesto Fire Department, which staffs Stations 27 and 28 in Oakdale; and the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Department, covering the Riverbank area.

Calls were logged during the time period of Tuesday, Dec. 8 through Monday, Dec. 14. Days not listed had no reports of significant incidents in this area.



3:26 a.m. – Engines 28, 29, Battalion 5 responded to a vehicle accident on Highway 108 near Lover’s Leap, just outside of east Oakdale. Crews arrived to find one vehicle over an embankment. Two occupants had self-extricated and then declined medical transport. CHP remained on scene to coordinate the removal of the vehicle.

No times listed: All stations performed weekly equipment checks and routine maintenance. Battalions 1 and 5 attended the weekly Command Staff meeting.



8:18 p.m. – Modesto Engines 28, 27 and Battalion 5 responded to a vehicle accident at Albers Road and Patterson Road. Crews arrived on scene with Oak Valley Ambulance. Accident was non-injury with involved parties refusing medical treatment or transport. CHP is investigating.

9:08 p.m. – Modesto Engine 28, Engine 27, Battalion 5, Stanislaus Engine 26 and Engine 22 responded with Oak Valley Ambulance for reports of a vehicle accident with a pin in at Albers Road and Patterson Road. CHP was clearing the scene of the previous accident and witnessed the second wreck. A semi-truck and trailer appeared to have lost control and jackknifed into oncoming traffic and struck a passenger sedan. Crews extricated both the passenger and driver of the vehicle with moderate injuries. The truck driver was not injured and refused medical treatment or transport. CHP is investigating.



2:13 p.m. – Engine 29, Engine 28, Cal Fire Engine 4486 and BC5 responded to a reported motor vehicle accident on Highway 108/120 near Knights Ferry. Engine 29 arrived to find a single vehicle off the roadway and began to check for injuries. Crews provided initial patient care to one subject with minor injuries. CHP investigating.