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, July 27 through Monday, Aug. 2. Days not listed had no reports of significant incidents in this area.
MONDAY, AUG 2
Crews received training on Ceres apparatus and station overviews.
Weekly apparatus maintenance was conducted.
4:09 p.m. – Modesto Fire Department Water Rescue 28 and Engine 27 responded to Woodward Reservoir for a disabled jet ski with two people in the water. Water Rescue 28 assisted with getting the occupants back to shore.
SUNDAY, AUG. 1
Weekly supply inventory was conducted; Engineer training occurred at Station 4.
SATURDAY, JULY 31
Engine 28 attended a community public education event in Valley Home.
FRIDAY, JULY 30
Crews met to train with probationary firefighters today at various locations.
At approximately 12 p.m., Engine 28 and Battalion Chief 5 responded to reports of an Oakdale police officer who was injured by a fleeing suspect. Units were cleared in to the scene and found an officer who had suffered lower leg injuries after being struck by the suspect’s vehicle. Several law enforcement agencies responded to assist with looking for the suspect. The officer was transported to an area hospital after being stabilized on scene.
5:11 p.m. – Modesto B27, Water Tender 27, B28, B29 and BC5 responded to Woodward reservoir with Cal Fire units to a reported vegetation fire in the state response area. Crews assisted with extinguishment and overhaul of the fire and were committed for approximately five hours helping mitigate the vegetation fire.
THURSDAY, JULY 29
11:47 a.m. – Engine 27 responded to an injury vehicle accident on Wood Glen Avenue in Oakdale. Two occupants transported with moderate injuries.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 28
Crews from Modesto, Ceres, Stanislaus Consolidated, Oak Valley Ambulance and West Side Ambulance rotated through Station 17 for Mass Casualty Incident Training. A classroom and tabletop exercise was conducted simulating a multi patient vehicle accident.
TUESDAY, JULY 27
4 p.m. – Modesto Fire Department and Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District responded to Albers Road and Dusty Lane for a vehicle into an orchard. Crews arrived on scene with the occupant out of the vehicle with no injuries. CHP is investigating.
5:32 p.m. – Modesto Water Tender 27, Grass 27 and Battalion 5 responded to San Joaquin County to assist Escalon Fire Department with a vegetation fire burning along East River Road and McHenry Avenue. The fire involved a large number of bee hives. Crews were on scene for approximately two hours.
6:18 p.m. – Modesto Fire Department, Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District, Farmington Fire District and Cal Fire responded to Milton Road and Highway 4 for the report of a vegetation fire along the roadway. Crews were able to contain the fire to a half acre.