AFD Fire Wire

Compiled by AFD Capt. Rick Murray and Dennis Evanosky

Monday, Feb. 17

Emergency medical responses: 12:38 a.m. Verdemar Drive; 2:56 a.m. Central Avenue; 7:13 a.m. Encinal Avenue; 8:11 a.m. Everett Street; 10:19 a.m. Westline Drive; 3:48 p.m. Central; 4:25 p.m. Lincoln Avenue; 4:28 p.m. Beach Road; 7:40 p.m. Lemoore Road; 9:06 p.m. Clement Avenue.

Fire responses: 7:38 p.m. 1300 block of Marina Village Parkway, commercial fire alarm; 8:08 p.m. 2400 block of Webb Avenue, smoke inside a residence from a malfunctioning oven. Crewmembers confirmed there was no fire, turned off the power to the oven and ventilated residual smoke. They advised the resident to have the appliance repaired before using it again.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

Emergency medical responses: 12:54 a.m. Willow Street; 4:12 a.m. Broadway; 4:57 a.m. Willow; 5:29 a.m. Park Street; 7:26 a.m. Webster Street; 10:44 a.m. Keil Bay, 11:08 a.m. Willow; 11:15 a.m. Puddingstone Road; 11:41 a.m. Pensacola Lane; 11:50 a.m. Third Street; 2:11 p.m. Shore Line Drive; 3:12 p.m. Yorkshire Road.

Fire responses: 3:35 a.m. 400 block of Willow Street, commercial fire alarm; 8:08 a.m. Webster Street, block number not given, outside smoke investigation. Firefighters discovered that the smoke was coming from a decomposing pile of compost. There was no emergency. 8:39 p.m. 500 block of Buena Vista Avenue; apartment fire alarm.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Emergency medical responses: 12:55 a.m. Lemoore Road; 2:31 a.m. Regent Street; 7:07 a.m. Central Avenue; 7:59 a.m. Stargell Avenue; 8:40 a.m. Encinal Avenue; 12:54 p.m. Ralph M. Appezzato Memorial Parkway; 2:38 p.m. Grand Street; 2:54 p.m. Wayne Court; 3:29 p.m. Clinton Avenue; 500 block of Park Street; 7:38 p.m. Clement Avenue; 7:43 p.m. Fifth Street; 8:15 p.m. Park Street.

Fire responses: 12:24 p.m. Third Street, block number not given, commercial fire alarm; 3:21 p.m. 2200 block of Central Avenue; commercial fire alarm; 10:42 p.m. 600 block of Haight Avenue; residential gas odor. Firefighter’s turned off the natural gas service to the residence, ventilated the area and called for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) to inspect the gas fittings.

Thursday, Feb. 20

Emergency medical responses: 6:59 a.m. Harbor Bay Parkway; 10:12 a.m. San Jose Avenue; 11:16 a.m. Atlantic Avenue; 1:18 p.m. Westline Drive; 1:47 p.m. Arlington Isle, 5:14 p.m. Tynan Avenue; 5:24 p.m. Bay Street; 6:51 p.m. Mariner Square Drive; 7:50 p.m. Webster Street.

Fire responses: 10:41 a.m. 2200 block of San Antonio Avenue, residential natural-gas odor investigation. Firefighters found no hazardous gas present in the home, but called for PG&E to respond to inspect gas fittings inside the residence. The scene was turned over to PG&E crewmembers when they arrived. 3:15 p.m. 300 block of Westline Drive, burned food on the stove with no fire. Firefighters ventilated the residence and reset the building’s fire alarm.

Friday, Feb. 21

Emergency medical responses: 4:46 a.m. Atlantic Avenue; 10:34 a.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 11:48 a.m. Chestnut Street; 12:11 p.m. Atlantic; 12:15 p.m. Marina Village Parkway; 1:52 p.m. Webster Street; 3:56 p.m. Otis Drive; 5:18 p.m. Kitty Hawk Place, 5:20 p.m. Webster.

Fire responses: 2:30 a.m. 800 block of Island Drive, unfounded outside smoke investigation; 9:32 a.m. 500 block of Buena Vista Avenue, apartment fire alarm.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Emergency medical responses: 1:30 a.m. Ron Cowan Parkway; 6:54 a.m. Central Avenue; 8:36 a.m. Mariner Square Drive; 12:17 p.m. South Shore Center; 1:51 p.m. Park Street; 5:54 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 6:52 p.m. Willow Street; 8:52 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 9:15 p.m. Eagle Avenue; 9:41 p.m. Central; 11:39 p.m. Park Street.

Fire responses: 4:42 p.m. 1800 block of Clinton Avenue; unfounded outside smoke investigation; 5:55 p.m. 2100 block of Lincoln Avenue; apartment fire alarm.

Sunday, Feb. 23

Emergency medical responses: 5:29 a.m. Taylor Avenue; 8:20 a.m. Jackson Street; 9:19 a.m. Lincoln Avenue; 10:37 a.m. Blanding Avenue; 1:07 p.m. Central Avenue; 1:42 p.m. South Shore Center, 4:35 p.m. Brush Street; 5:35 p.m. Poggi Street; 10:49 p.m. Otis Drive.

Fire responses: 4:01 a.m. 1500 block of Park Street, commercial stove fire that was out when firefighters arrives. Firefighters turned off the power and gas to the stove and ventilated residual smoke from the property. 12:55 p.m. Marina Village Parkway; citizen assist; 10:57 p.m. 3300 block of Fir Avenue, outside parked vehicle fire. Firefighters found the vehicle’s engine compartment and interior fully engulfed in flames. They used a pre-connected foam hose line to extinguish the fire. No one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

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