AFD Fire Wire

Compiled by AFD Capt. Rick Murray and Dennis Evanosky

The Alameda Sun resumes its coverage of the Alameda Fire Department’s activities. The Sun would like to thank Captain Rick Murray for his help in the past. Captain Murray retired, and Captain James Colburn is now helping the Sun with the popular “Fire Wire.” The Sun would like thank both Captain Colburn and Chief Doug Long for their assistance in bringing “Fire Wire” back to the Sun. 

Friday, Jan. 1
Fire responses: 9 a.m. 700 block of Atlantic Avenue, false alarm. 10:01 a.m. 500 block of Buena Vista Avenue, public service call; two requests to assist invalids: at 11:16 a.m. on Fernside Boulevard and at 4:10 p.m. on Park Avenue; 2:37 p.m. Dayton Avenue, public service call; 5:54 p.m. 500 block of Buena Vista, smoke detector activated, false alarm. 

Emergency medical responses: 8:10 a.m. Purcell Drive; 10:41 a.m. Grand Street; 10:48 a.m. Chestnut Street; 12:30 p.m. Central Avenue; 3:38 p.m. Pacific Avenue; 4:10 p.m. Willow Street; 4:24 p.m. Shorepoint Court; 8:40 p.m. Lincoln Avenue; 10:08 p.m. Lincoln Avenue.

Saturday, Jan. 2
Fire responses: 1:35 p.m. 2200 block of Webster Street, false alarm; 4:12 p.m. 900 block of Park Street, complaint concerning an outdoor barbecue; 7:09 p.m. 500 block of Buena Vista Avenue, water leak; 8:59 a.m. 2900 block of Gibbon Drive, request for assistance in removing smoke. 

Emergency medical responses: 1:08 a.m. Webster Street; 5:46 p.m. Central Avenue; 9:58 a.m. Mariner Square Drive; 1:59 p.m. Webster; 4:43 p.m. Fifth Street; 5:42 p.m. Versailles Avenue; 7:16 p.m. Sherman Street; 11:44 p.m. Park Street.

Sunday, Jan. 3
Fire responses: Two false alarms: at 12:36 p.m. Encinal Avenue and Fernside Boulevard and at 7:59 p.m. on Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway; two requests to assist invalids: at 9:56 a.m. on Santa Clara Avenue and at 5:36 p.m. one Buena Vista Avenue; 4:32 p.m. 1400 block of Fernside Avenue, fire; 11:14 p.m. 1500 block of Verdi Street, gasoline spill. 

Emergency medical responses: 12:15 a.m. Grand Street; 2:13 a.m. Orion Street; 2:53 a.m. Eighth Street; 4:50 a.m. Everett Street; 6:09 a.m. Willow Street; 8:47 a.m. on Clement Avenue; 9:28 a.m. on Everett; 10:21 a.m. on Buena Vista Avenue; 11:20 a.m. on 24th Street in Oakland; 11:23 a.m. on Porta Ballena; 12:32 p.m. on Harbor Light Road; 12:52 p.m. accident on Channing Way; 1:15 p.m. accident on Jouett Square; 2:04 p.m. accident on Thurles Place; 2:18 p.m. Mackay and Central avenues; 3:11 p.m. Hansen Avenue; 6:50 p.m. Webster Street; 6:50 p.m. Grand Street; 7:52 p.m. Westline Drive; 7:56 p.m. Lincoln Avenue; 8 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 8:14 p.m. Webster; 8:26 p.m. Windsor and Cambridge drives; 9:10 p.m. Cola Ballena; 9:30 p.m. Roxburgh Lane; 9:59 p.m. accident on Santa Clara Avenue; 10:12 p.m. accident on Rainbow Court; 11:03 p.m. High Street at Tidewater Avenue in Oakland. 

Monday, Jan. 4
Fire responses: Two false alarms: at 12:24 a.m. Verdi Street and at 6:04 p.m. on the 1200 block of Park Street; 3:37 p.m. 1000 block of Atlantic Avenue, illegal outdoor fire; 10:33 p.m. San Jose Avenue, request to assist invalid; 10:35 p.m. 1400 block of Webster Street, outside rubbish fire. 

Emergency medical responses: 12:32 a.m. Pensacola Lane; 9:20 a.m. Sand Hook Isle; 10:19 a.m. Mariner Square Drive; 11:22 a.m. Marina Village Parkway; 1:12 p.m. Stanbridge Court. 

Tuesday, Jan. 5
Fire responses: Three calls canceled en route: at 7:51 a.m. 2000 block of Santa Clara Avenue, at 9:03 a.m. Sixth Street and at 1:54 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue; three false alarms: at 7:28 a.m. on the 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue, at 12:37 p.m. on Sandcreek Way and at 1:26 p.m. on Ninth Street and Lincoln Avenue; 6:37 a.m. Shore Line Drive, request to assist invalid; 12:36 p.m. Park Street, call to assist Alameda Police Department; 4:57 p.m. Park Street at Pacific Avenue, report of a hazardous chemical. 

Emergency medical responses: 7:56 a.m. Willow Street; 8:14 a.m. Grand Avenue in Oakland; 8:48 a.m. Oleander Avenue; 9:18 a.m. Atlantic Avenue; 9:46 a.m. Carob Lane; 9:48 a.m. Broadway; 10:38 a.m. Island Drive; 12:27 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 1:12 p.m. Camino del Valle; 2:04 p.m. Buena Vista; 5:55 p.m. Blanding Avenue; 8:06 p.m. San Antonio Avenue and Oak Street, accident; 7:26 p.m. Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway; 11:09 p.m. Cerro Vista; 11:11 p.m. Central Avenue, accident; 11:13 p.m. Lincoln Avenue. 

Wednesday, Jan. 6
Fire responses: Four false alarms: at 5:17 a.m. on the 2300 block of Lincoln Avenue, at 11:11 a.m. at Court Street and Otis Drive, at 12:55 p.m. on the 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue and at 7:36 p.m. on Central Avenue and Chestnut Street; 7:33 a.m. Tilden Way and Blanding Avenue, report of arcing electrical equipment; at 10:02 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue, public service call.

Emergency medical responses: 7:26 a.m. Chipman Street; 7:56 a.m. Webster Street; 3:13 p.m. South Shore Center; 6:25 p.m. Webster; 7:07 p.m. Sweet Way and Adelphian Road, accident involving a pedestrian; 8:24 p.m. Webster; 8:47 p.m. Pond Isle. 

Thursday, Jan. 7
Fire responses: 9:08 a.m. 700 block of Air Cargo Way in Oakland, aircraft emergency standby; 12:50 p.m. 900 block of Central Avenue, report of smoke in the area; 3:19 p.m. 1400 block of Sixth Street, report of a vehicle’s engine overheating; 5:33 p.m. 2600 block of Central Avenue, report of an open cooking fire; 5:37 p.m. Lafayette Street, request to assist invalid; two false alarms: at 10:15 p.m. on the 800 block of Marina Village Parkway and at 10:28 p.m. on the 500 block of Buena Vista Avenue.

Emergency medical responses: 12:47 a.m. San Jose Avenue; 2:24 a.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 2:51 a.m. Orion Street; 9:39 a.m. Maitland Drive; 9:48 a.m. Willow Street; 10:40 a.m. Whitehall Place; 11:48 a.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 1:37 p.m. Central Avenue; 2:15 p.m. Shore Line Drive; 2:20 p.m. Buena Vista; 3:15 p.m. Willow; 6:11 p.m. Orion Street.

Friday, Jan. 8
Fire responses: 4:39 p.m. Third and Adeline streets in Oakland, canceled en route; 6:58 p.m. 700 block of Atlantic Avenue, false alarm; 7:10 p.m. Willow Street, request to assist invalid.

Emergency medical responses: 12:31 a.m. Central Avenue; 9:52 a.m. Blanding Avenue; 9:55 a.m. Central; 10 a.m. Central, accident; 12:36 p.m. Central; 5:07 p.m. Lafayette Street; 5:08 p.m. Mariner Square Drive, accident; 5:27 p.m. Stardust Place; 5:29 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 7:19 p.m. Fernside Boulevard, accident; 7:23 p.m. Park Street; 8:15 p.m. Pacific Avenue; 8:19 p.m. Wood Street; 9:23 p.m. Maitland Drive; 10:18 p.m. Sherman Street.

Saturday, Jan. 9
Fire responses: 4:41 a.m. Ninth Street, request to assist invalid; 11:19 a.m. 300 block of Corpus Christi Road, request to assist in water removal; two requests to assist invalids: at 6:58 p.m. on Buena Vista Avenue and at 9:18 p.m. on San Jose Avenue.

Emergency medical responses: 2:29 a.m. Shore Line Drive; 4:11 a.m. High Street; 10:37 a.m. Pacific Avenue; noon Pacific; 2:15 p.m. Lincoln Avenue, accident with injuries; 7:50 p.m. 10th Street in Oakland; 9:41 p.m. Maitland Drive; 10:31 p.m. Webster Street and Lincoln Avenue. 

Sunday, Jan. 10
Fire responses: 6:03 a.m. 2200 block of San Jose Avenue, report of a carbon-monoxide leak; two requests to assist invalids: at 12:23 p.m. on Pacific Avenue and at 2:19 p.m. on Buena Vista Avenue; 6:53 p.m. 2900 block of Northwood Drive, report of smoke. 

Emergency medical responses: 12:10 a.m. Paru Street; 8:36 a.m. Roosevelt Drive; 11:19 a.m. Sixth Street; 11:30 a.m. Willow Street; 12:59 p.m. Walnut Street; 3:46 p.m. Willow; 4:23 p.m. Park Street; 5:18 p.m. Haight Avenue, accident; 7:47 p.m. Atlantic Avenue; 9:10 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue.

Monday, Jan. 11
Fire responses: 1:15 a.m. Mars Drive, call canceled en route; 11:13 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue, request to assist an invalid. 

Emergency medical responses: 12:06 a.m. Fountain Street; 12:33 a.m. Chestnut Street and Santa Clara Avenue; 1:26 a.m. Fir Avenue; 4:35 a.m. Main Street and Singleton Avenue; 11:43 a.m. Harbor Bay Parkway and Maitland Drive; 12:13 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue, accident; 2:33 p.m. Park Street, call canceled on scene; 6:44 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 7:14 p.m. Cottage Street; 9:20 p.m. Oak Street; 9:44 p.m. Chapin Street; 9:51 p.m. Maitland Drive; 10:03 p.m. Pacific Avenue; 10:33 p.m. Buena Vista; 11:13 p.m. Buena Vista. 

Tuesday, Jan. 12
Fire responses: 11:38 a.m. Grand Street and Palmera Court, call for assistance from Alameda Police Department; 11:52 a.m. Shore Line Drive, service call; 11:55 a.m. 200 block of Sherwood Lane, gas leak reported; two false alarms: at 5:50 p.m. on the 700 block of Grand Street and at 10:54 p.m. on the 900 block of Park Street; 9:13 p.m. Pearl Street, call canceled en route. 

Emergency medical responses: 11:54 p.m. Grand Street and Palmera Court; 12:31 p.m. Garfield Avenue, accident with injuries; 12:44 p.m. Clinton Avenue; 4:08 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 5:59 p.m. Willow Street; 7:30 p.m. Alameda Avenue; 9:58 p.m. Blanding Avenue; 10:25 p.m. Central Avenue and St. Charles Street, accident.

Wednesday, Jan. 13
Fire responses: Three false alarms: at 6:23 a.m. on Corpus Christi Road, at 9:01 a.m. on the 2900 block of Main Street and at 9:49 a.m. on the 2700 block of Buena Vista Avenue, which was maliciously set; 10:31 a.m. 1000 block of Regent Street, report of an open-air cooking fire; 11:10 a.m. report of an incident on Clement Avenue, firefighters found no incident when they arrived; 4:27 p.m. 2000 block of San Jose Avenue, public service call. 

Emergency medical responses: 1:47 a.m. Lincoln Avenue; 4:39 a.m. Maitland Drive; 10:31 a.m. Atlantic Avenue; 11:59 a.m. Coast Guard Island; 12:15 p.m. Harbor Bay Parkway; 2:49 p.m. Caroline Street; 4:26 p.m. Mangrove Lane. 

Thursday, Jan. 14
Fire responses: There were no fire responses on Thursday, Jan. 14. 

Emergency medical responses: 12:10 a.m. Park Avenue; 1:27 a.m. Santa Clara Avenue, accident; 1:37 a.m. Brush Street; 7:21 a.m. Jackson Street; 7:55 p.m. Maitland Drive; 9:44 a.m. Willow Street; 10:25 a.m. Park Street; 12:41 p.m. Kansas City Drive; 1:29 p.m. Stardust Place; 4:09 p.m. Island Drive at Doolittle Drive; 4:41 p.m. Willow; 7:48 p.m. Triumph Drive at Atlantic Avenue; 7:55 p.m. Maitland Drive; 8:38 p.m. Santa Clara; 10:32 p.m. Barbers Point Road.

Friday, Jan. 15
Fire responses: There were no fire responses on Friday, Jan. 15. 

Emergency medical responses: 1:49 a.m. Verdi Street; 5:35 a.m. Esterbrook Court; 7:49 a.m. Haight Avenue; 7:54 a.m. Stardust Place; 12:28 p.m. Myrtle Street; 1:19 p.m. Clinton Avenue; 3:21 p.m. Webster Street; 4:09 p.m. Fernside Boulevard; 9:21 p.m. Chestnut Street; 10:39 p.m. Thompson Avenue; 11:49 p.m. Third Street. 

Saturday, Jan. 16  

Fire responses: 12:29 a.m. 400 block of Park Street, false alarm; 11:39 a.m. Everett Street, request to assist an invalid; 1;49 p.m. 400 block of Mitchell Avenue, lock-out reported; 3:56 a.m. 2000 block of Encinal Avenue and 7:22 p.m. Marina Village Parkway: no incident found at either dispatch address; 6:38 p.m. 1400 block of Webster Street, false alarm. 

Emergency medical responses: 12:37 a.m. Webster Street; four calls to Blanding Avenue: 

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