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Oakdale-Riverbank Fire Calls 2-21-24
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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, Feb. 13 through Monday, Feb. 19. Days not listed had no reports of significant incidents in this area.



Battalion 2: Crews participated in Monday apparatus checks.

Quint 22 performed a monthly check on the turntable.

Station 26’s crew mitigated an electrical problem with the lights in the Engineer’s Dorm at Station 26.

Battalion 2 crews rotated through Station 15 for fit testing.

Battalion 5: Crews rotated through annual respiratory fit testing at Stations 15 and 31.



Battalion 2: 12:49 p.m. – Engine 21 was dispatched for smoke check in the area of Finch and Mariposa. They located a large commodity fire at Gilton. Gilton utilized their own resources to control the fire.

Battalion 5: Modesto Engine 28 trained on low angle rope rescue systems at Fire Station 28.

Modesto Engine 29’s crew conducted boat operator training with Water Rescue 29 on the Stanislaus River in Knights Ferry.

5:41 p.m. – Modesto Engine 27, Engine 28, Stanislaus Engine 26, and BC5 responded to an injury vehicle accident at Patterson Road and Crane Road with a reported entrapment. Engine 27 arrived on scene with two vehicles involved and checked for injuries. There was negative entrapment and one patient with minor injuries, the responding balance was cancelled.



Battalion 2: 6:36 p.m. – Engine 23 while on a move up assignment came upon a vehicle accident at Yosemite and Claus Road.

7:36 p.m. – Engine 23, Engine 21, WT21, and BC2 responded to Hughson on mutual aid for a structure fire. Battalion 2 resources assisted with fire attack and water supply.

Battalion 5: Engine 27 conducted training on hose evolutions and pumping operations.



Battalion 5: Crews completed daily apparatus checks and station maintenance.



Battalion 2: Internal Captains assessment test was held at HQ.

Engine 23 was dropped off at fleet for repairs.

Companies completed apparatus checks and maintenance.

The remaining companies rotated through EMS training.

Engine 24 looked at Reserve Boat 29 to assess fuel tank repair.

Battalion 5: Crews rotated through Quarterly EMS Training at Fire Station 22.

Crews completed apparatus checks and station maintenance.



Battalion 2: Companies rotated through EMS quarterly training.

Apparatus and station maintenance were performed by all companies.

Battalion 5: Crews completed daily apparatus and equipment checks.

Crews rotated through quarterly EMS training. Topics covered included protocol review, medication updates, CPAP and Epinephrine administration.

1:20 p.m. – Engine 27 to Mondo Lane for an EMS call. Upon arrival, crews found the patient unresponsive. FF/Paramedics immediately began ALS care, administering medications and ventilating the patient. The patient was packaged and transported to a local hospital with one Firefighter/Paramedic on board to assist with patient care.

4:21 p.m. – Engine 26, Engine 28, Quint 22 and Battalion 2 to Orchard Road for a potential structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find an arcing electrical panel on a home. There was no fire extension into the home and the balance of the assignment was cancelled. Engine 28 remained on scene waiting for PG&E.



HazMat team members conducted training with DOT Foods personnel on ammonia leak mitigation.

Members of the Fuel Reduction Committee worked with MPD and the Fuel Reduction Task Force to fill holes along Hillside Drive in TRRP. One of the holes was approximately 12’ deep.

Battalion 5: Crews completed daily apparatus and equipment checks.

Crews took advantage of the good weather and tackled some yard maintenance.

Engine 27 attended HazMat training at DOT Foods.

9:45 a.m. – Engine 29 and Battalion 5 to Maxwell for an EMSCPR call. Upon arrival, crews found Oakdale Police Department performing CPR on a patient. FF/Medics immediately began ALS treatment, pit crew CPR and attached the Lucas Device. After 15 minutes of care, family members of the patient arrived on scene with a valid DNR. After making base hospital contact, the patient was declared deceased. OPD remained on scene.