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, Oct. 5 through Monday, Oct. 11. Days not listed had no reports of significant incidents in this area.
MONDAY, OCT. 11
Personnel began phase one of the annual physical exams which consisted of blood draws. This will be continuing all week.
As experienced by all fire agencies throughout the Central Valley and beyond, the high wind kept fire crews extremely busy with multiple incidents occurring simultaneously. Additional chief officers began working to respond to incidents and to establish a resource officer to ensure area coverage was provided. Outside of MCST jurisdiction there were several large fire incidents that taxed the fire resources as well.
Probationary firefighters rotated through an acquired residential structure in Oakdale for training purposes.
Modesto, Stanislaus, and Cal Fire all responded to a vegetation fire on Orange Blossom Road that was threatening multiple houses. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire and prevent damage to any structures.
SATURDAY, OCT. 9
Truck-1 participated in the opening ceremonies of Relay For Life at John Thurman Field
FRIDAY, OCT. 8
1:40 p.m. – Modesto Engine 27, 28 and Battalion 5 responded to a vehicle accident in East Oakdale on Foxborough Drive and Dixon Road for a vehicle (golf cart) accident. One occupant was injured and transported by an air ambulance to a local hospital for additional care. CHP is investigating.
2:23 p.m. – Modesto Fire Department and Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District responded to a vehicle accident in Oakdale on Yosemite Avenue near East E. Street. The accident involved three vehicles. One occupant was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Oakdale Police Department is investigating.
2:54 p.m. – Modesto Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident in Central Oakdale at the intersection of Fourth and East F Street. Two vehicles were involved with one occupant reporting a complaint of pain.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6
Oakdale crews met with the Oakdale Airport manager for training on emergency operations, water supply and facility foam storage on the airport grounds.