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Oakdale-Riverbank Fire Calls 11-01-23
fire calls

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 as part of Battalion 5; and the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Department, covering the Riverbank area, as part of Battalion 2.

Calls were logged during the time period of Tuesday, Oct. 24 through Monday, Oct. 30. Days not listed had no reports of significant incidents in this area.



Battalion 2: All companies focused on apparatus maintenance.

Q22 performed a walk-through of the H-B Saloon in Oakdale.

Battalion 5: Crews completed weekly apparatus and equipment checks, along with station maintenance.

Engine 28, Quint 22, and Battalion 5 performed a pre-fire walk through of the taxpayer building at East F Street and South Fourth Avenue.

7:10 p.m. – Engine 27, 28 and Battalion 5 to Lon Dale and Pioneer for a vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene with two vehicles involved with the roadway partially blocked. Firefighters assisted with treating and packaging two patients. Both patients were transported to local hospitals for treatment of minor injuries.



Battalion 2: 2:03 p.m. – E9 responded BC2 attached to a hit and run vehicle accident on Parker at Santa Fe. One vehicle remained on scene that had been rear ended. One adult and one infant were transported as delayed patients.

5:13 p.m. – A full structure response was sent to the 300 block of Baneberry in Waterford for flames in a fireplace spreading throughout the home. On E24’s arrival with nothing showing, they found the fire was out. E23 and Q22 continued to check any extension, the balance was cancelled.

Battalion 5: Crews completed daily apparatus and equipment checks, along with station maintenance.

Engine 27 and 28 trained on leader line and 2 ½” hose deployment.

Engine 29 trained on forcible entry and rotary saw work at Station 17.

5:50 p.m. – Engine and Water Tender 27, Brush 28 and Battalion 5 to Albers and Valk for a vegetation fire. Crews arrive on scene with a 30’ x 30’ roadside vegetation fire. Crews had the fire mopped up in 20 minutes.

6:47 p.m. – Engine 28 to 26-Mile Road for an unknown type of fire. On arrival, they found a large burn pile next to a barn. They remained on scene for 45 minutes to ensure the barn would not be damaged.



Battalion 2: 10:01 a.m. – E24 responded to the Waterford horse arena at Tim Bell/Vineyard for a female thrown from a horse into a metal fence. E24 arrived with the ambulance and found the female with facial injuries and upper torso injuries. The patient was transported with a Fire rider.

Battalion 5: 7:06 a.m. – E29, E28 and Battalion5 were dispatched to the area of Orange Blossom Road and Bonson Court for an injury accident. E27 was requested for manpower. E28 arrived to find a single vehicle with some front-end damage with one occupant. Medics determined an Air Ambulance was not needed and E27 was canceled. The occupant was transported to a local hospital. CHP investigating.

E27 participated in a Trunk or Treat at the Oakdale Station Shopping Center.



Battalion 2: 12:39 p.m. – Modesto E7, Stanislaus E26 and BC2 responded to the 5900 block of McHenry Avenue for a vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene and found one immediate patient. Crews assisted with patient care and the patient was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Both lanes of McHenry were shut down while CHP investigated.

Engine 26 attended Red Ribbon Week at Mesa Verde Elementary. They hosted 12 groups of 50 students focusing on Fire Prevention and Fire Safety.

Battalion 5: Crews completed daily apparatus and equipment checks, along with station maintenance.

Crews trained on firefighter down policies and tactics.

Engine 27 and 28 trained on rope rescue systems and victim packaging.

Engine 29 hosted a station tour for local students.



Battalion 5: Crews attended Quarterly EMS training.

Engine 27 visited 15 children at a local home school.



Annual hose testing continued at Fire Station 4.

The Engineer academy continued with training at Fire Station 4.

Crews attended Quarterly EMS training at Fire Station 22.

Battalion 2: Engine 26 delivered a fire safety presentation at Riverbank Language Academy.

Battalion 5: 3:18 a.m. – Engine 28 to Greger and Yosemite for a vehicle accident. Firefighters and OPD arrived on scene to find one vehicle involved. One patient was treated and transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.

Battalion 5 companies participated in annual hose testing.

Truck 5 assisted the OHS Fire Science Class.

The Modesto Fire Fuels crew, in cooperation with Modesto training division, Stanislaus County OES, and CalFire placed control lines for an upcoming firing class at Turlock Lake.



A training event was conducted for all MST Chief officers.

Hose testing continues at Station 4.

Battalion 2: Station 24 and 26 both had public education events that they attended.

Q22, E23, E24 and E28 attended a walk through MID’s water treatment plant at Modesto reservoir.

Battalion 5: Crews completed daily apparatus and equipment checks, along with station maintenance.

Crews trained on leader line hose lays and seven-month test preparation.

The Oakdale Mustangs baseball boosters delivered a tri tip dinner to the firefighters at Station 27.