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, Jan. 25 through Monday, Jan. 31. Days not listed had no reports of significant incidents in this area.
MONDAY, JAN. 31
Modesto Fire provided station coverage and an overhead team to the City of Stockton Fire as they dealt with a tragic Line of Duty Death.
SATURDAY, JAN. 29
5:28 p.m. – Modesto Engines 10, 15, 18, 19, Stanislaus Consolidated Engine 21, Quint 22, BC1, BC3, and FIU were dispatched to a residential working structure fire in the 2100 block of Mauna Loa Drive in Ceres (Station 15’s area). Engine 15 arrived on-scene with light smoke coming from the front (alpha side) of a single-story house. Crews operated in the offensive mode to extinguish a room and contents fire. The fire was contained to the room of origin with minimal damage. One occupant of the house was treated on-scene for smoke inhalation. Stanislaus Regional FIU is investigating the incident.
FRIDAY, JAN. 28
7:03 a.m. – Modesto Engines 10, 15, 18, 19, Truck 1, Stanislaus Consolidated Engine 21, BC1, BC3, and FIU were dispatched to a residential working structure fire in the 2500 block of Don Pedro Road in Station 15’s area. Engine 15 arrived on-scene with a well involved double wide mobile home and operated in the defensive mode. Once the fire was knocked down from the exterior, crews transitioned into the offensive mode to fully extinguish the fire. The trailer was a vacant trailer that had been occupied by transients per residents in the area. The on-scene ambulance provided patient care to a neighboring occupant for an unrelated medical event. Stanislaus Regional FIU is investigating the incident.