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Oakdale-Riverbank Fire Calls 9-14-22
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Firefighters from Station 27 worked with students in the Oakdale High School Fire Class a couple of times during the past week, taking trucks and equipment to the school campus. 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, 28, 29 and 30 in Oakdale, Knights Ferry and Valley Home; and the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Department, covering the Riverbank area.

Calls were logged during the time period of Tuesday, Sept. 6 through Monday, Sept. 12. Days not listed had no reports of significant incidents in this area.



Crews spent the day doing maintenance and equipment checks on apparatus.

Two members are working as single resources on the Mosquito Fire Fireline medic and plans as part of the incident management team.

Engine 27 assisted the Oakdale High School Fire Science Class.

12:59 p.m. – Engine 7 was dispatched to an automatic fire alarm sounding in the Crossroads Shopping Center in the City of Riverbank. Engine 7 arrived to find water flowing from the front door of the business and began to investigate. Engine 7 found a cooking fire (extinguished) with water flowing from the sprinkler system. The sprinkler system was secured, and Truck 5 responded to the scene to assist with water removal.

7:10 p.m. – E21, Q22 and BC2 responded to a vehicle in a canal at Albers/Dusty. On arrival the driver was out with CHP, the vehicle completely submerged. After being evaluated, the driver was released against medical advice.



In observance of the 21st anniversary of September 11th, the Modesto Fire Department, Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District, and Turlock Fire Department (MST) held simultaneous memorial ceremonies this morning at Station 1 in Modesto, Station 15 in Ceres, Station 26 in Riverbank, Station 27 in Oakdale, and Station 31 in Turlock to remember and honor the lives lost on that fateful day.

11:13 a.m. – E28, E29, BC5 responded to a motorcycle down into a fence along Highway 108/120 west of Lovers Leap. One immediate patient was transported.



Crews responded for the report of a working structure fire in 26’s area. On scene they found a small trash fire in a shop. Engine 26 and 7 handled. FIU responded due to the fire being in an abandoned property.



12:28 p.m. – Stanislaus Grass 26 and BC2 assisted Salida Engine 12 with a vegetation fire on Bangs Avenue/Northstar Way. Crews located a half-acre of mowed grass burning cause by mowing.



Crews rotated through Station 17 to meet with First Alarm Wellness team members. Training included training on stress reduction and various other situations to be aware of and ways to be aware of taking care of our mental wellness.



10:14 a.m. – E24, E23, WT23, Q22 and BC2 responded to a call on Albers Road, a propane truck was filling propane cylinders on the property when one caught fire. The fire spread to nearby bales of sawdust. An additional water tender from Hughson was requested. The operator of the propane truck did suffer injuries, he was treated on scene and transported with non-life-threatening burns.

Battalion 5 companies completed annual SCBA testing.

Engine 27 assisted the Oakdale High School Fire Science Class.

9:20 p.m. – No address listed; Engine 29, Engine 28, Engine 27, Engine 26, CalFire Engine 4472 and BC5 responded to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Engine 29 arrived to find two vehicles involved with several entrapments. A multi-casualty incident was declared and a total of six patients were transported from the scene to local hospitals utilizing five ground ambulances and two air ambulances. CHP investigating.