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Turlock Fire Report July 29 to Aug. 4
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The Turlock City Council approved seeking a fire services contract proposal from Modesto Fire (Journal file photo).

The Turlock Fire Department received 169 calls for service between July 29 to Aug. 4.

 

There were 15 total fire calls, including two structure, two grass and four outdoor trash fires. There was one cooking fire reported and one vehicle fire. The average response time for the fire calls was at four minutes and 25 seconds. The total loss from the fires was estimated at $5,615.

 

There were 106 calls for Emergency Medical Services and rescue. Among those were 84 for EMS and 10 for medical assistance. The fire department responded to six vehicle collisions with injuries reported and one call involving a pedestrian and a vehicle. There were two calls regarding vehicle collisions with no injuries and two calls to extricate victims from vehicles. The average response time for EMS and rescue calls was five minutes and 24 seconds.

 

The department had two calls regarding hazardous conditions. One was for electrical wiring and one was for an oil or other combustible liquid spill.

 

There were a total of 23 service calls. Among those were 13 to assist invalids and five public assist. There was one animal rescue call and one call to assist police or other government agency. The average response time was seven minutes and 17 seconds.

 

There were 10 false calls, including two each for sprinkler and alarm activation without fires.