AFD Fire Wire

Compiled by AFD Capt. Rick Murray and Dennis Evanosky

Monday, May 26
Emergency medical responses:
12:43 a.m. Willow Street; 2 a.m. Centennial Avenue; 2:56 a.m. Fernside Boulevard; 4:15 a.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 8:27 a.m. Stonington Point; 10:12 a.m. Chapin Street; 11:10 a.m. Creedon Circle; 2:31 p.m. Westline Drive; 4:49 p.m. Lafayette Street; 5:01 p.m. Willow; 6:06 p.m. Shore Line Drive; 7:19 p.m. Briggs Avenue; 7:34 p.m. Blanding Avenue; 9:50 p.m. Calhoun Street; 11:24 p.m. Poggi Street.
Fire responses: 1 a.m. 900 block of Union Street, report of flooding after bathtub overflowed in upstairs apartment.  Crewmembers made contact with resident, turned off the water and helped the residents who lived downstairs. Firefighters also notified the manager about the situation.

Tuesday, May 27
Emergency medical responses: 2:49 a.m. Clinton Avenue; 3:12 a.m. Atlantic Avenue; 3:22 a.m. Driftwood Lane; 8:33 a.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 9:59 a.m. Clinton; 10:42 a.m. St. Charles Street; 10:53 a.m. Clement Avenue; 12:33 p.m. Cypress Street; 2:08 p.m. Oak Street; 2:23 p.m. High Street; 4:29 p.m. Willow Street; 5:24 p.m. Creedon Circle; 8:49 p.m. Willow; 11:08 Willow; 11:38 p.m. Willow.
Fire responses: 4:23 a.m. 1300 block of Ballena Boulevard, smoke inside a residence. Firefighters arrived and determined smoke was coming from food left cooking on the stove. They turned off the stove, took the smoking food outside and ventilated the home to remove residual smoke. 6:52 a.m. 1100 block of West Tower Avenue, commercial fire alarm.

Wednesday, May 28
Emergency medical responses: 8:30 a.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 10:05 a.m. Island Drive; 11:54 a.m. Hansen Avenue; 4:59 p.m. Park Street; 6:29 p.m. Blanding Avenue; 6:45 p.m. Poggi Street; 7:34 p.m. Glenwood Isle; 8:13 p.m. Santa Clara; 8:28 p.m. Rainbow Court; 9:07 p.m. Willow Street; 9:37 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 9:52 p.m. Taylor Avenue; 11:20 p.m. Santa Clara. 
Fire responses: 3:22 p.m. 100 block of Garden Road, report of a debris fire behind a home. Firefighters used a pre-connected hose line to extinguish the fire that also burned the rear fence. The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation. 7:35 p.m. 500 block of Buena Vista Avenue, apartment fire alarm; 8:38 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue, block number not given, call for assistance from Alameda Police Department. 

Thursday, May 29
Emergency medical responses: 12:58 a.m. Central Avenue; 1:55 a.m. Tideway Drive; 7:29 a.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 7:36 a.m. San Jose Avenue; 10:25 a.m. Central; 11:25 a.m. Lafayette Street; 12:10 p.m. Tahiti Lane; 1:03 p.m. Westline Drive; 3:18 p.m. Blanding Avenue; 3:38 p.m. Pacific Avenue; 3:48 p.m. Grand Street; 7:02 p.m. St. Charles Street; 7:45 p.m. Corpus Christi Road.
Fire responses: 10:43 a.m. 2800 block of Central Avenue, report of a construction crew accidentally rupturing an underground natural gas line. Firefighters arrived and immediately notified Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E). Crewmembers isolated the area and turned the scene over to the PG&E crewmembers when they arrived. 2:56 p.m. Webster Street, block number not given. Firefighters assisted multiple agencies in removing a small amount of gasoline that had entered a storm drain. Fuel was successfully recovered and did not enter any waterways.  

Friday, May 30
Emergency medical responses:
12:35 a.m. Atlantic Avenue; 2:09 a.m. Clement Avenue; 4:34 a.m. Ross Road; 4:35 a.m. Harvard Drive; 8:02 a.m. Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway; 10:22 a.m. Willow Street; 10:40 a.m. Haight Avenue; 10:49 a.m. Willow; 11:22 a.m. Sandcreek Way; 11:55 a.m. Washington Court; 12:10 p.m. Otis Drive; 12:40 p.m. Park Street; 12:43 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 2:10 p.m. Santa Clara; 4:04 p.m. Harbor Bay Parkway; 4:57 p.m. Lincoln Avenue; 5:35 p.m. Eagle Avenue; 7:12 p.m. Island Drive; 8 p.m. Holly Street.
Fire responses: 8:55 a.m. 700 block of Atlantic Avenue, apartment fire alarm; 1:48 p.m. 900 block of Park Street, apartment fire alarm. 

Saturday, May 31
Emergency medical responses:
12:22 a.m. Central Avenue; 2:11 a.m. Webster Street; 6:30 a.m. Brush Street; 7:20 a.m. Webster; 7:40 a.m. Begonia Drive; 9:36 a.m. Spencer Road; 11:22 a.m. Haight Avenue; 2:39 p.m. Monarch Street; 4:01 p.m. Webster; 4:27 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 5:08 p.m. Shore Line Drive; 5:19 p.m. Sherman Street; 7:19 p.m. Park Street; 9:39 p.m. Gibbons Drive.
Fire responses: 4:10 p.m. 2300 block of Shore Line Drive, report of smoldering debris on beach. Crewmembers extinguished the isolated debris fire. 

Sunday, June 1
Emergency medical responses:
5:56 a.m. St. Charles Street; 7:18 a.m. Blanding Avenue; 7:32 a.m. Mariner Square Drive; 11:18 a.m. Coast Guard Island; 11:47 a.m. North Loop Road; 1:10 p.m. Willow Street; 2:08 p.m. Lincoln Avenue; 7:06 p.m. Eagle Avenue; 9:05 p.m. Enterprise Drive; 11:06 p.m. Webster Street.
Fire responses: 3:33 p.m. 1600 block of Webster Street, apartment fire alarm; 4:53 p.m. 800 block of Union Street, apartment fire alarm; 7:38 p.m. 300 block of Maitland Drive, residential fire alarm. 

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