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, Dec. 14 through Monday, Dec. 20. Days not listed had no reports of significant incidents in this area.
SUNDAY, DEC. 19
Retirement news – Rich Dyer started as a firefighter with Modesto Fire Department on January 22, 1998. He promoted to the rank of Engineer on July 30, 2002. During his time, he also worked as a Relief Engineer. Rich is known for his attention to detail and the methodical way he completed all of his assignments. We would like to congratulate Rich Dyer on 23 years of service with Modesto Fire Department. We wish him a long and healthy retirement.
SATURDAY, DEC. 18
Modesto Engine 29 participated in the Valley Home Lighted Christmas Parade.
11:42 p.m. – Modesto Engine 27 responded to vehicle accident on North Oak in Oakdale. Crews arrived on scene and provided BLS care including CPR. Base hospital contact was made. Due to the nature of the injuries, direction was given to stop all resuscitative efforts.
FRIDAY, DEC. 17
Crews conducted operational training on the new Engine 29.
TUESDAY, DEC. 14
With the assistance of fleet and Engine 10, Engine 29 was placed in service. Now serving the Oakdale Fire Protection District.