AFD Fire Wire

Compiled by AFD Capt. Rick Murray and Dennis Evanosky

Monday, June 1

Emergency medical responses: 12:25 a.m. Central Avenue; 8:23 a.m. Whitehall Road; 9:31 a.m. Willow Street; 10:44 a.m. Hudson Drive; 11:45 a.m. Packet Landing Road; 11:47 a.m. Pacific Avenue; 12:11 p.m. San Antonio Avenue; 2:05 p.m. Blanding Avenue; 3:07 p.m. Versailles Avenue; 3:10 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 5:38 p.m. Whitehall; 6:27 p.m. Caroline Street; 8:19 p.m. Westline Drive; 8:59 p.m. Lincoln Avenue.

Fire responses: 2:15 p.m. 3200 block of Briggs Avenue, report of smoke coming from a residence. When firefighters arrived neighbors told them that nobody was home. Firefighters made a forced entry and found burning food left unattended on the stove. Crewmembers extinguished the fire and made sure it had not spread. They ventilated the residence and notified the homeowner.

• 3:47 p.m. 1500 block of Pacific Avenue, citizen assist.

• 5:11 p.m. 1000 block of Marina Village Parkway, report of smoke in a building with an alarm sounding. Firefighters noticed light smoke near a malfunctioning elevator. They determined that an elevator belt was smoking. Crewmembers placed the elevator out of service and notified the property manager.

• 11:45 p.m. Mecartney Road, block number not given, possible boat in distress. Firefighters determined the boat had mechanical trouble that had been resolved. All passengers were safely ashore.

Tuesday, June 2

Emergency medical responses: 2:02 a.m. Park Avenue; 4:35 a.m. Webster Street; 8:42 a.m. Basinside Way; 10:04 a.m. Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway, 11:40 a.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 12:03 p.m. West Hornet Avenue; 4:56 p.m. Pearl Street; 7:55 p.m. Maitland Drive; 8:15 p.m. Stardust Place, 10:29 p.m. Webster.

Fire responses: 2:27 a.m. 500 block of Buena Vista Avenue, apartment fire alarm.

• 8:43 a.m. 2600 block of Fifth Street, report of a sheared-off fire hydrant. Firefighters found water shooting into the air from the hydrant that a delivery truck had accidentally struck. They turned off the water to the hydrant and notified East Bay Municipal Utilities District to make repairs.

• 2:07 p.m. 2300 block of Lincoln Avenue, apartment fire alarm.

• 6:55 p.m. Intersection of Broadway and Shore Line Drive, report of smoke in the area. Firefighters investigated and determined the smoke was coming from a smoldering log. They used a water extinguisher to cool the log off.

• 7:23 p.m. 2900 block of Main Street, commercial fire alarm.

• 7:48 p.m. 2700 block of Buena Vista Avenue, citizen assist.

Wednesday, June 3

Emergency medical responses: 12:01 a.m. Tideway Drive; 6:57 a.m. Park Street; 7:29 a.m. Tarryton Isle; 10:31 a.m. Willow Street; 10:38 a.m. Sand Beach Road; 2:08 p.m. Air Cargo Way in Oakland; 2:32 p.m. Central Avenue; 3:25 p.m. Versailles Avenue; 7:10 p.m. Central; 9:02 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue.

Fire responses: 3:40 a.m. Berkshire Road, block number not given, residential fire alarm.

• 5:40 a.m. 2400 block of Roosevelt Drive, residential fire alarm.

• 9:25 a.m. 2100 block of Shore Line Drive, residential fire alarm.

• 3:18 p.m. 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue, apartment fire alarm.

Thursday, June 4

Emergency medical responses: 3:39 a.m. Union Street; 6:05 a.m. Whitehall Road; 6:21 a.m. Fairview Avenue; 6:31 a.m. Pacific Avenue; 9:10 a.m. Willow Street; 9:58 a.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 10:02 a.m. West Hornet Avenue; 2:15 p.m. Island Drive; 2:28 p.m. Grand Street; 2:54 p.m. Pacific Avenue; 3:29 p.m. Minturn Street; 4:52 p.m. Moreland Drive; 4:58 p.m. Broadway; 6:13 p.m. South Shore Center; 6:53 p.m. Harbor Bay Parkway; 7:51 p.m. Pearl Street; 8:30 p.m. Lincoln Avenue; 8:54 p.m. Regent Street.

Fire responses: 2:59 p.m. 400 block of Pacific Avenue, citizen assist.

• 4:36 p.m. 400 block of Central Avenue, apartment fire alarm.

Friday, June 5

Emergency medical responses: 1:18 a.m. Kofman Parkway, 1:54 a.m. Park Street; 4:48 a.m. Eagle Avenue; 6:55 a.m. Mariner Square Drive; 8:06 a.m. Park Street; 9:05 a.m. Shell Gate Road; 12:08 p.m. Broadway; 1:16 p.m. Central Avenue; 1:23 p.m. Robert Louis Stevenson Avenue; 1:49 p.m. Haight Avenue; 2:12 p.m. Haight; 3:37 p.m. Bay Street; 4:18 p.m. Constitution Way; 4:26 p.m. Main Street; 4:52 p.m. Pacific Marina; 5:07 p.m. Central Avenue; 6:59 p.m. San Jose Avenue; 9:39 p.m. Stardust Place; 10:50 p.m. Park Street; 10:53 p.m. Willow Street.

Fire responses: There were no fire responses on Friday, June 5.

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