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, Sept. 21 through Monday, Sept. 27. Days not listed had no reports of significant incidents in this area.
MONDAY, SEPT. 27
Crews rotated through the Training Division at Station 17 for annual CPR training, and to perform regular maintenance and inspection of the automatic defibrillation devices and the Lucas chest compression device. The Lucas provides high quality consistent and accurate chest compression and the defibrillator is used to return the heart to a normal electronic rhythm while other advanced life support measures are being provided, such as Oxygen and I.V. medication administration.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 25
Two Modesto Battalion Chiefs are assigned to the KNP complex fire burning in the Sequoia National Park. They are leading a Type 6 Strike team. The KNP Complex is almost 45,000 acres
2:50 p.m. – Modesto Engine 27 responded with Stanislaus Consolidated Engine 26 to Riverbank to assist with an auto verses motorcycle at Claus Road and 108. One driver was treated on scene and transported to a local hospital with major injuries.
7:22 p.m. – Crews responded to the report of an automobile versus deer with injuries east of Knights Ferry. Crews arrived on scene to find all parties denying injuries. CHP is investigating.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 24
On duty personnel inspected members safety gear to ensure compliance and in-service compliance.
Crews performed morning checks of equipment and apparatus.
Two Battalion Chiefs responded as a strike team leader and trainee to the KNP Complex in the Sequoia National Forest.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 23
No Call Log available.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 22
Crews performed weekly checks and cleaned Station 30.
Companies trained and studied for upcoming engineer, captains and Battalion Chief promotional tests.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 21
10:24 p.m. – Modesto Engines 7, 5, Truck-5 and Battalion Chief 1 were dispatched to a potential structure fire in the 2000 block of Hashem Avenue in Modesto. E-5 arrived on scene and found heavy smoke coming from the second story window. The call was upgraded to a working residential structure fire. Modesto Engines 3, 9, Stanislaus Engine 21 and Battalion Chief 2 were added to the dispatch. Crews extinguished the fire and were on scene for approximately three hours assisting with salvage of the occupant’s belongings and overhauling the room that was involved.