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Oakdale-Riverbank Fire Calls 7-6-22
Woodward fireworks
Firefighters were on standby duty Saturday, July 2 as the annual fireworks show played out in the skies over Woodward Reservoir. 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, June 28 through Monday, July 4. Days not listed had no reports of significant incidents in this area.



Battalion 5 conducted an after-action review of the multiple alarm McHenry Fire. Lessons learned, review of relevant procedures and areas that were strong points were reviewed.



Battalion drills were continued at the RFTC. Crews trained on strategy and tactics on mitigating basement fires.

Fire Captain Brazil is currently assigned as a Fireline EMT to the Rice Incident in the CalFire Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit. The fire is 904 acres and 35 percent contained.

7:53 p.m. – Grass 29, Engine 27 and BC5 responded to a reported motor vehicle accident for reports of a motorcycle down. Grass 29 arrived to find two patients in the roadway and began to provide initial patient care. One patient was flown via helicopter from the scene to a local hospital and one patient was transported by ground ambulance. CHP investigating.

Grass 29 and BC5 provided standby for the Woodward Reservoir fireworks display.

10:31 p.m. – Engine 28 and BC5 responded to a vehicle vs pedestrian in the City of Oakdale. Engine 28 arrived to find a single patient down in the roadway with major injuries. The patient was transported from the scene by ground ambulance to a local emergency room. Oakdale Police Department investigating.



E27, 28, Quint 22 responded for an injury accident in the Oakdale fire district. On scene we had four vehicles involved. E27 performed rapid triage. We had four patients that needed transport. Oak Valley Ambulance coordinated destinations for the patients and fire personnel treated the injured. All patients were transported by ground ambulance to local hospitals.



Probationary FF testing was conducted, this completes B shift.

6:08 a.m. – E26 was dispatched to a vehicle vs. house in the 3900 block of Sierra. On arrival negative injuries were reported. The house was checked for structural integrity.

Engine 28, 27, 26, 23, 9, Quint 22 responded for the report of a house on fire in the City of Oakdale. On scene we had a bathroom on fire in a modular home. The first two arriving crews quickly set up fire attack and two out and extinguished the fire. All other units were cancelled. Red cross provided assistance to the family.



4:01 p.m. – E26 was dispatched to a vehicle fire (No address listed). A Sheriff’s Deputy was in the area and successfully extinguished most of the vehicle fire with an extinguisher. A small vegetation fire had also started and was starting to spread to a storage area for RV’s. A Type III or VI was requested, but due to call volume the nearest one was coming from Station 28. The crew from 26, in full structure gear were able to complete a progressive hose lay and contain the fire before damaging any of the adjacent property.