AFD Fire Wire

Compiled by AFD Capt. Rick Murray and Dennis Evanosky

Monday, March 24
Emergency medical responses: 2:16 a.m. Eagle Avenue; 2:58 a.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 4;16 a.m. Pacific Avenue; 4:28 a.m. Mangrove Lane; 6:53 a.m. Encinal Avenue; 7:49 a.m. Willow Street; 8:37 a.m. Lincoln Avenue; 8:59 a.m. Willow; 11:02 a.m. Willow; 12:35 p.m. Park Street; 2:28 p.m. Willow; 3:14 p.m. Central Avenue; 3:24 p.m. Clinton Avenue; 7:21 p.m. Otis Drive; 7:30 p.m. Taylor Avenue.
Fire responses: 4:50 a.m. 2400 block of Shore Line Drive, outside smoke investigation. There was no emergency; smoke was coming from a barbecue. 7:51 a.m. 1500 block of Broadway, natural gas odor. Crewmembers investigated but found no trace of any odor. 8:05 a.m. 2000 block of Otis Drive, apartment complex fire alarm; 8:48 a.m. 2100 block of Pacific Avenue, natural gas odor. Firefighters investigated but found no trace of the smell of natural gas.

Tuesday, March 25
Emergency medical responses: 5:39 a.m. Taylor Avenue; 6:55 a.m. Pacific Avenue; 10:54 a.m. Park Street; 12:01 p.m. Fernside Boulevard; 12:31 p.m. Purcell Drive; 1:01 p.m. Webster Street; 1:52 p.m. Willow Street; 3:59 p.m. Broadway; 7:12 p.m. Mariner Square Drive; 7:56 p.m. Lincoln Avenue; 8:12 p.m. Grand Street; 11:19 p.m. San Antonio Avenue.
Fire responses: 7:02 a.m. Doolittle Drive, block number not given, commercial fire alarm; 9:04 a.m. 2700 block of Young Street, outside natural gas leak. Crewmembers discovered that construction workers had punctured an underground natural gas line. Firefighters isolated the area and called Pacific Gas & Electric Co (PG&E). They turned the scene over to the PG&E crewmembers when they arrived. 6:38 p.m. Calhoun Street, block number not given, citizen assist. 

Wednesday, March 26
Emergency medical responses: 2:17 a.m. Oak Street; 3:25 a.m. Alameda Avenue; 3:28 a.m. Shore Line Drive; 3:31 a.m. Clement Avenue; 8:33 a.m. Willow Street; 8:39 a.m. Mariner Square Drive; 11:30 a.m. Park Street; 11:34 a.m. Marina Village Parkway; 11:58 a.m. Shore Line; 1:03 p.m. Webster Street; 1:29 p.m. Willow; 3:47 p.m. Park Street; 4:20 p.m. Lincoln Avenue; 4:21 p.m. Harbor Bay Parkway; 9:33 p.m. Central Avenue. 
Fire responses: 6:53 a.m. Air Cargo Road at Oakland International Airport, stand-by for incoming aircraft; 9:36 a.m. Webster Street, block number not given, commercial fire alarm; 9:59 a.m. 1800 block of Santa Clara Avenue, arcing power lines caught nearby tree on fire. Crewmembers from Alameda Municipal Power turned off the electricity and firefighters put out the blaze. 1:41 p.m. Webster Street, block number not given, citizen assist; 2:32 p.m. 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue, apartment fire alarm; 7:58 p.m. 700 block of Atlantic Avenue, apartment fire alarm.

Thursday, March 27
Emergency medical responses: 12:08 a.m. Park Street; 2:11 a.m. Pearl Street; 2:36 a.m. Encinal Avenue; 9:52 a.m. Centre Court; 11:09 a.m. Island Drive; 3:48 p.m. Lincoln Avenue; 3:50 p.m. Lincoln; 5:09 p.m. Island Drive; 6:04 p.m. Park Street; 6:23 p.m. Paru Street; 7:06 p.m. Central Avenue; 9:44 p.m. San Jose Avenue.
Fire responses: 2:08 a.m. 1300 block of Broadway, carbon monoxide detector activated at a residence. Firefighters used an atmospheric monitoring device but found no hazardous gas. 11:05 a.m. 1800 block of Webster Street, parked vehicle leaking fuel onto street. Firefighters used absorbent to contain a small leak from the gas tank. Vehicle was towed for repairs. No gasoline had entered the storm drains. 11:19 a.m. Main Street, block number not given. Parked vehicle was leaking fuel onto the street. Firefighters determined that vandals had poked holes into several gas tanks along the street. Crewmembers used absorbent to contain spilled fuel. No fuel had entered the storm drains. 7:08 p.m. 1300 block of South Loop Road, commercial fire alarm.

Friday, March 28
Emergency medical responses: 6:27 a.m. Park Street; 7:08 a.m. Van Buren Street; 7:11 a.m. Broadway; 7:15 a.m. Mariner Square Drive; 8:44 a.m. Kingston Lane; 9:07 a.m. Dresden Bay; 9:36 a.m. Camden Road; 11:27 a.m. Fernside Boulevard; 11:30 a.m. Central Avenue; 11:35 a.m. Haight Avenue; 11:48 a.m. Brehaut Court; 11:51 a.m. Eagle Avenue; 1:25 p.m. Oak Street; 4:12 p.m. Willow Street; 4:29 p.m. Corpus Christi Road; 4:57 p.m. Oyster Pond Road; 6:52 p.m. Otis Drive; 9:54 p.m. Harbor Bay Parkway; 10:04 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 10:05 p.m. Taylor Avenue; 10:45 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 11:16 p.m. Anderson Road; 11:31 p.m. San Antonio Avenue.
Fire responses: 2:59 a.m. 3500 block of Magnolia Drive, residential natural gas odor. Firefighters spoke with resident who said that his washer or dryer may be leaking natural gas. Crewmembers used an atmospheric monitoring device but found no hazardous gas levels present. They called PG&E the scene.

Saturday, March 29
Emergency medical responses: 12:55 a.m. San Antonio Avenue; 7:06 a.m. Peach Street; 9:23 a.m. Lincoln Avenue; 10:13 a.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 10:15 a.m. Park Street; 10:40 a.m. Holly Oak Lane; 11;15 a.m. Park Street; 12:03 p.m. Stanton Street; 12:13 p.m. Willow Street; 2:23 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue; 4:03 p.m. Curlew Court; 6:49 p.m. College Avenue; 7:22 p.m. Alameda Avenue; 9:15 p.m. South Shore Center; 10:17 p.m. Haight Avenue.
Fire responses: 3:04 p.m. 1300 block of Marina Village Parkway, commercial fire alarm; 3:29 p.m. Walnut Street, block number not given, commercial fire alarm.

Sunday, March 30
Emergency medical responses: 1:13 a.m. Poggi Street; 10:40 a.m. Shore Line Drive; 10:48 a.m. Clement Avenue; 12:20 p.m. Hampton Court; 4:53 p.m. Grand Street; 5:37 p.m. Central Avenue; 5:39 p.m. Central; 6:19 p.m. Lincoln Avenue; 6:31 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue; 7:58 p.m. Park Street; 9:07 p.m. Main Street; 9:28 p.m. Lincoln; 9:46 p.m. Lincoln; 11;45 p.m. Cook Lane.
Fire responses: 9:27 a.m. 1200 block of St. Charles Street, residential fire alarm; 2:12 p.m. 1400 block of Grand Street, smoke inside a residence. Firefighters noticed unattended food cooking on the stove. They forced entry into the locked home, removed the smoking food from the stove, turned off the power to the stove and ventilated the residence of residual smoke. 8:33 p.m. Moss Point, report of a natural gas odor inside a residence. Firefighters used an atmospheric monitoring device, but found no hazardous gas levels present. They advised the resident that if the odor returns he should contact PG&E to inspect his natural gas fittings; 9:05 p.m. 900 block of Shorepoint Court, apartment fire alarm.