Helmet Camera

Helmet Cam: Transitional Attack with Shorthanded Crew

This fire occurred on 3/29/15. Upon arrival the first due Engine, along with the Chief (#302), made a fast attack on the exterior C side of the structure with heavy fire and smoke showing. I (#304) arrived (off duty) seconds after E#1 and began donning my PPE. The Driver (#306) Of E#1 also began donning his PPE and was about a minute behind my making entry into the Structure. The second FireCam video is from one of our volunteer firefighters (#318) and his arrival was just a few minutes behind our arrival and he made entry to begin searching for extension and hidden fire. This was a vacant, single story, wood frame dwelling.

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Video: Apartment Fire w/ 2 Rescued by Ground Ladder in Modesto

In the early morning hours of Saturday, February 14, a fire broke out at an apartment complex on Campus Way trapping two women in their apartment bathroom. Two Modesto Firefighters, Jesse Miguel and Jason Wyatt from Modesto Fire Truck 1, rescued the women via ladders; these two firefighters are being recognized tonight at the Modesto City Council meeting which will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the basement of 1010 Tenth Street.

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Helmet Cam: Transitional Attack in Action

Structure fire in the City of Victorville. Reported garage fire. Units arrived on scene to initiate an aggressive attack, primary search and extinguished the fire within 12 minutes. The area has a large population of homeless people who inhabit these structures.

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