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Manteca Fire news briefs
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• FIRE, AUGUSTA DRIVE, JULY 13: Manteca firefighters responded, on automatic aid, to a structure fire in Lathrop on Friday evening. Upon arrival, they provided assistance at the scene and were assigned to check the attic for fire extension. Once the fire was extinguished, Firefighters assisted in salvage and overhaul operations.

• FIRE, EAST YOSEMITE AVENUE, JULY 14: Firefighters were dispatched to an outdoor fire on East Yosemite Avenue early Saturday morning. Upon arrival, they found a vegetation fire in the planter area next to a commercial building. Firefighters pulled a booster line to extinguish the fire and contained it to the immediate area. Once extinguished, Firefighters checked for hot spots to ensure there was no further fire extension.

• FIRE, HOYT LANE, JULY 14: Firefighters responded to an outdoor fire on Hoyt Lane on Saturday afternoon. Upon arrival, they found an outdoor fire in the playground area of McFall School. There was smoldering bark and debris in multiple locations around the playground equipment. Firefighters extinguished the fire, containing it to the immediate area without further extension. The cause of the fire was suspicious, and though firefighters performed an investigation, they were unable to determine the source of ignition.

• VEHICLE ACCIDENT, SOUTH MAIN STREET, JULY 16: Firefighters were dispatched to a vehicle accident on South Main Street on Monday afternoon. Upon arrival, they found two vehicles involved blocking the northbound lane. Firefighters performed emergency medical services at the scene and provided hazmat containment to prevent anti-freeze that had leaked from the vehicles, from entering the storm drain.

• WATER PROBLEM, WEST LOUISE AVENUE, JULY 18: Firefighters responded to the report of a sheared hydrant on West Louise Avenue on Wednesday afternoon. Upon arrival, they found that a hydrant had been sheared off by a vehicle that had left the scene. Firefighters were able to abate the hazardous condition by securing the hydrant and removing the dirt and debris from the roadway.