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The Turlock Fire Department responded to 107 incidents between Sept. 9 to Sept. 15.

●     There were four fire calls. Two were for grass fires. One was for a building fire and one was for a passenger vehicle fire. The average response time for the fire calls were six minutes and seven seconds. The total loss from the fire was estimated at $5,302.

●     There were 74 calls for Emergency Medical Services and rescue incidents. Among those were 11 calls for medical assistance and 60 for all types of EMS calls, except vehicle collisions. The fire department responded to two vehicle collisions with injuries reported and one without injuries. The average response time for EMS calls was five minutes and 48 seconds.

●     There were three calls regarding hazardous conditions, including a gas leak a downed power line and a shorted electrical equipment.

●     There was one call for a rupture/explosion that was for excessive heat and scorch burns but no ignition.

●     There were 16 calls for service. Among them were nine calls to assist invalids, one animal, one animal problem and one water problem. There were four public service assistance calls. The average response time for service calls was six minutes and 37 seconds.

●     There were five good intent calls, meaning the call was either canceled en route or no incident found on arrival.

●     There were four false calls. There were two for unintentional smoke alarm activation and two for alarm but no fire.