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Engine 5, with Mike Alvarez behind the wheel, arrives at Pizza Joint where other engine companies are on-scene of what could be an electric fire. The Captain explains the call. Then, we attend a special event for the Department with Captain Wahnless, it's a MUD VolleyBall game, it's a department tradition. Then, to the store to shop for chow. A call comes in, it's a vegetation fire, Engine 5 responds. They arrive on-scene of a huge vegetation fire along the freeway. Engine 9 takes the top road. The Department of Forestry rigs are on there way to a fire and they stop to help, but have to hit the road before the fire gets under control. Zippy, the Driver/Engineer on Engine 5 finds out he has made Captain, the B.C. drops by for a congradulations. Mike on Engine 5 takes control of the Deck Gun and plummets water across the side of the hill. It takes a few hours get get it wet enough for safety. The final crews share a meal, some great sandwiches brought to them on-scene. Late night, a call comes in, it's a structure fire, when Engine 5 arrives they are assigned to "Salvage" in Fresno, the firefighters take care of the homeowners property as if it were their own. They want to make sure that if there is anything to hand over to the family, they get it done. 1st Class Act.

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