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POSTED November 10, 2012 1:45 a.m.

Among the major incidents Manteca Fire Department personnel have responded to recently:

• FIRE, EAST YOSEMITE AVE, OCT. 31: Firefighters responded to an outdoor fire on East Yosemite Avenue late Wednesday evening. Upon arrival, they found an outside rubbish fire in the rear parking lot of a school facility. Firefighters pulled a hose line and extinguished the pile of debris that was on fire, and then checked the surrounding area for fire extension before releasing the scene.

• VEHICLE ACCIDENT, HIGHWAY 120 EAST OF MAIN STREET, NOV. 1: Firefighters were dispatched to a vehicle accident on eastbound Highway 120, east of Main Street, on Thursday afternoon. Upon arrival, they found three vehicles involved, with two vehicles off the shoulder of the road – one of them into a chain-link fence. The third vehicle was blocking the slow lane of the highway. Firefighters provided emergency medical services at the scene, with one patient transported to a local medical facility.

• FIRE, SCHILLING AVENUE, NOV. 1: Firefighters responded on automatic aid to a structure fire on Shilling Avenue in Lathrop on Thursday evening. Upon arrival, they were assigned to providing assistance to the interior crew, checking for fire extension. Once the fire was contained, they were released from the scene and returned.

• FIRE, WEST CENTER STREET, NOV. 2: Firefighters were dispatched to an outdoor fire on West Center Street early Friday morning. Upon arrival, they found a dumpster fire at an apartment complex. A passerby had pulled the dumpster out from underneath a carport. Firefighters extinguished the fire, containing it to the immediate area with no exposures. The fire appeared to have started from smoldering candles left inside a discarded Halloween pumpkin.

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