AFD Fire Wire

Compiled by AFD Capt. Rick Murray and Dennis Evanosky

Wednesday, July 1

Emergency medical responses: 3:09 a.m. Lincoln Avenue; 3:48 a.m. Schiller Street; 4:23 a.m. San Antonio Avenue; 8:10 a.m. Encinal Avenue; 9:02 a.m. Shore Line Drive; 10:46 a.m. Willow Street; 1:01 p.m. Pearl Street; 1:40 p.m. Webster Street; 3:05 p.m. Taylor Avenue; 3:18 p.m. Encinal; 4:44 p.m. Fifth Street; 5:09 p.m. Willow; 5:48 p.m. San Antonio; 6:43 p.m. Lincoln; 7:28 p.m. International Boulevard in Oakland; 8:09 p.m. Oak Street; 8:19 p.m. Broadway; 8:45 p.m. Clinton Avenue; 9:21 p.m. Sand Beach Place; 9:28 p.m. Brush Street; 10:54 p.m. Westline Drive.

Fire responses: 9:52 a.m. 2300 block of Central Avenue, commercial fire alarm;

• 2:20 p.m. 1600 block of Fortman Way, commercial fire alarm.

• 4:45 p.m. Intersection of Court Street and Otis Drive, request for assistance from the Alameda Police Department.

• 6:22 p.m. 400 block of Willow Street, commercial fire alarm.

• 11:45 p.m. 1900 block of Shore Line Drive, citizen assist.

Thursday, July 2

Emergency medical responses: 12:40 a.m. Taylor Avenue; 1:36 a.m. 18th Street in Oakland; 11:19 a.m. Catalina Avenue; 1:03 p.m. Encinal Avenue; 2:07 p.m. Webster Street; 2:53 p.m. Willow Street; 4:17 p.m. Encinal; 6:20 p.m. Fifth Street; 6:32 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 7:46 p.m. Versailles Avenue; 9:49 p.m. Orr Court; 11:01 p.m. Clinton Avenue.

Fire responses: 10:33 a.m. 1200 block of Regent Street, report of an electrical odor inside a residence. Firefighters met with the homeowner. She told them that her electrical panel began to make popping sounds followed by a burning odor. Firefighters made certain that there was no fire on the electrical panel or inside the wall. They turned off the power to the panel and contacted Alameda Municipal Power.

• 10:37 a.m. 2600 block of Blanding Avenue, commercial fire alarm.

Friday, July 3

Emergency medical responses: 12:31 a.m. Webster Street; 4;10 a.m. St. Charles Street; 8:37 a.m. Sand Beach Road; 9:27 a.m. South Shore Center, 10:21 a.m. Atlantic Avenue; 11:07 a.m. Encinal Avenue; 11:30 a.m. Willie Stargell Avenue; 2:03 p.m. Franciscan Way; 2:47 p.m. Schiller Street; 4:37 p.m. Ballena Boulevard; 10:17 p.m. Blanding Avenue.

Fire responses: 10:59 a.m. 1500 block of Clement Avenue, report of a leaking fuel truck. Firefighters used absorbent to contain the fuel the truck had spilled onto the roadway. They called National Response Corporation (NRC) to the scene. NRC used its containment equipment, removed the fuel from the street and cleaned the affected area.

• 12:38 p.m. Intersection of Grand Street and Buena Vista Avenue, report of possible fuel spill in the street area. Firefighters were unable to locate any spilled fuel on the roadway.

• 8:25 p.m. 2300 block of Mariner Square Drive, report of an oil slick in the water near Barnhill Marina. Firefighters saw a small area of oil on the water. They contacted the Coast Guard, which used containment material to isolate the spilled oil. The firefighters turned the scene over to the Coast Guard for investigation and clean-up.

Saturday, July 4

Emergency medical responses: 12:25 a.m. Willow Street; 12:47 a.m. Island Drive; 1:18 a.m. Fernside Boulevard; 4:39 a.m. Eagle Avenue; 10:18 a.m. Central Avenue; 10:31 a.m. Park Street; 10:56 a.m. Shore Line Drive; 11:02 a.m. Park Street; 4:45 p.m. Willow; 5:31 p.m. Clinton Avenue; 7:11 p.m. Killarney Place; 8:10 p.m. Coral Sea Street; 8:45 p.m. Encinal Avenue; 9:19 p.m. Marshall Way.

Fire responses: 1:39 a.m. 900 block of Marina Village Parkway, commercial fire alarm.

• 10:24 a.m. 2400 block of Marina Square Drive, commercial fire alarm.

• 10:26 a.m. 2100 block of Clement Avenue, commercial fire alarm.

• 1:04 p.m. 2700 block of Fifth Street, report of the odor of smoke inside Target. Firefighters confirmed the slight odor of smoke and determined the smell was coming from a malfunctioning heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) unit; there was no active fire. They turned off the power to the HVAC unit and advised the store’s maintenance workers to repair the unit before using it again.

• 6:15 p.m. 300 block of Cypress Street, report of an outside trash can on fire. Firefighters found no active fire, but witnesses said that a group of children were attempting to burn the trash inside the can and were scared off.

• 9:45 p.m. 600 block of Sand Hook Isle, report of fireworks in the area. Firefighters found no firework activity.

• 10:05 p.m. 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue, report of fireworks in the area. Firefighters found no firework activity.

• 10:13 p.m. 300 block of Cypress Street, report of firework activity. Firefighters arrived and confirmed fireworks had been used in the area,

but the responsible parties had departed. There was no active fire.

• 10:38 p.m. The intersection of Buena Vista Avenue and Bay Street, report of smoke in the neighborhood. Firefighters noticed the smoke and determined it was coming from a backyard barbecue; there was no emergency.

• 11:18 p.m. The intersection of Harbor Bay Parkway and Doolittle Drive, report of a brush fire at the Bill Osborne Model Airplane Field. Firefighters saw a large area of dried brush on fire. They used pre-connected hose lines to quickly contain the fire. The cause of the fire is undetermined, but fireworks are suspected. No responsible parties were identified.

Sunday, July 5

Emergency medical responses: 12:10 a.m. Harbor Bay Parkway, 1:39 a.m. Intersection of 14th and Clay streets in Oakland; 3:01 a.m. Maple Way, 5:41 a.m. Willow Street; 11:32 a.m. Calhoun Street; 11:46 a.m. Cola Ballena; 11:48 a.m. Lavagetto Court; 1:14 p.m. Central Avenue; 2:02 p.m. McKay Avenue; 3:51 p.m. Crown Drive; 6:52 p.m. Westline Drive.

Fire responses: 8:49 a.m. 1500 block of Union Street, report of a child locked inside a bedroom. Firefighters met with the parent who said that her child had accidentally locked himself inside the upstairs bedroom. Crewmembers used a ladder to gain access to the bedroom and free the uninjured child.

• 2:56 p.m. 1200 block of Peach Street, report of a residential structure fire. Firefighters met with neighbors who said that they had used a garden hose to extinguish a small fire in the back room of the vacant property. Firefighters made sure that the fire was completely out, turned off the power to the property and contacted the Alameda Police Department to assist with the investigation. The cause of the fire is undetermined and under investigation.

Monday, July 6

Emergency medical responses: 2:41 a.m. Lincoln Avenue; 4:11 a.m. Stardust Place; 5:31 a.m. Brush Street; 5:45 a.m. Willie Stargell Avenue; 7:49 a.m. Atlantic Avenue; 9:17 a.m. Laguna Vista; 9:22 a.m. Poggi Street; 3:31 p.m. Atlantic; 6:16 p.m. High Street; 6:20 p.m. Pacific Avenue; 7:19 p.m. 21st Avenue in Oakland; 7:34 p.m. Willow Street; 7:34 p.m. Lincoln.

Fire responses: There were no fire responses on Monday, July 6.

Tuesday, July 7

Emergency medical responses: 12:13 a.m. Rock Isle; 1:43 a.m. Clinton Avenue; 8:32 a.m. Arlington Isle; 10:33 a.m. Corpus Christi Road; 1:52 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 2:03 p.m. Westline Drive; 2:15 p.m. Fifth Street; 3:30 p.m. Brighton Road; 4:30 p.m. St. Charles Street; 4:37 p.m. Lincoln Avenue; 4:50 p.m. Island Drive; 5:43 p.m. Central Avenue; 7:44 p.m. Seventh Street in Oakland; 10:29 p.m. Harrison Street in Oakland.

Fire responses: There were no fire responses on Tuesday, July 7.

Wednesday, July 8

Emergency medical responses: 2:10 a.m. Lincoln Avenue; 4:29 a.m. Barbers Point Road; 9:26 a.m. El Portal; 10:20 a.m. Broadway; 10:48 a.m. Oak Street; 11:26 a.m. Atlantic Avenue; 11:38 a.m. Pearl Street; 2:43 p.m. Versailles Avenue; 4:11 p.m. Pond Isle; 4:58 p.m. Willow Street; 5:10 p.m. Blanding Avenue; 7:03 p.m. Grand Street; 7:13 p.m. Stardust Place; 8:12 p.m. Pacific Avenue; 9:25 p.m. Pearl.

Fire response: 6:20 p.m. 1300 block of Marina Village Parkway, commercial fire alarm.

Thursday, July 9

Emergency medical responses: 1:19 and 1:46 a.m. Broadway; 2:12 a.m. Lincoln Avenue; 2:19 a.m. Fair Oaks Avenue; 5:20 a.m. Westline Drive; 8:46 a.m. Pacific Avenue; 10:47 a.m. West Ranger Avenue; 10:58 a.m. Regent Street; 10:59 a.m. South Shore Center, 11:02 a.m. Park Avenue; 12:45 p.m. Walnut Street; 2:28 p.m. Taylor Avenue; 2:54 p.m. Broadway; 4:57 p.m. Encinal Avenue; 5:20 p.m. Park Street; 8:15 p.m. Camden Road; 10:04 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue.

Fire response: 11:40 a.m. 2300 block of Santa Clara Avenue, commercial fire alarm.

Friday, July 10

Emergency medical responses: 12:21 a.m. San Antonio Avenue; 12:46 a.m. Atlantic Avenue; 3;10 a.m. Mariner Square Drive; 3:35 a.m. Gibbons Drive; 4:23 a.m. Pacific Avenue; 5:29 a.m. Sherman Street; 6:53 a.m. Mariner Square Drive; 7:48 a.m. Willow Street; 8:37 a.m. Oak Street; 12:46 a.m. Lincoln Avenue; 1:18 p.m. Lincoln; 1:39 p.m. Maitland Drive; 2:20 p.m. Willow Street; 2:26 p.m. Invincible Court; 3:02 p.m. Park Street; 3:46 p.m. Haight Avenue; 4 p.m. South Shore Center; 5:52 p.m. Encinal Avenue; 7:10 p.m. El Paseo; 7:22 p.m. Sherman Street.

Fire responses: 6:38 a.m. 2000 block of San Antonio Avenue, citizen assist.

• 10:06 p.m. 600 block of Central Avenue, report of a residential carbon monoxide detector activation. Firefighters met with the resident and took atmospheric readings with a gas monitor, but found no hazardous levels present. Crewmembers ventilated the residence and called Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to the scene for further investigation.

• 11:56 p.m. 1300 block of Eastshore Drive, citizen assist.

Saturday, July 11

Emergency medical responses: 12:28 a.m. Lincoln Avenue; 1:10 a.m. Delmar Avenue; 6:19 a.m. Park Street; 10:41 a.m. Clinton Avenue; 11:33 a.m. Clement Avenue; 12:15 p.m. Glenwood Isle; 12:42 p.m. Webster Street; 12:54 p.m. Encinal Avenue; 1:54 p.m. Hibbard Street; 2:46 p.m. Otis Drive; 2:50 p.m. Island Drive; 2:52 p.m. Central Avenue; 3:54 p.m. High Street; 4:22 p.m. Webster; 4:43 p.m. Webster; 7:12 p.m. Brush Street; 9:09 p.m. Park Street; 9:52 p.m. Webster.

Fire responses: 6:27 a.m. Intersection of Skyhawk Street and West Hornet Avenue, report of a small fire. Firefighters found a log on fire in an open area. They used a booster line to put out the fire.

• 7:37 p.m. 1500 block of Gibbons Drive, report of a possible residential kitchen fire. Firefighters met with the resident who told them that there was no fire. They made certain that there was no fire. Crewmembers tuned off the power to the stove, removed burned material and ventilated the home of residual smoke.

• 9:25 p.m. 600 block of Lagunaria Lane, residential fire alarm.

• 9:40 p.m. 1900 block of Third Street, commercial fire alarm.