This year, the Modesto Fire Department is celebrating its 30th year in first responder EMS. In 1985, your Modesto Firefighters ran approximately 2,500 calls for service. This year, responding out of 10 fire stations, the department is estimated to go to over 25,000 calls for service! Below is an article of why it is imperative your firefighters are on the scene repeatedly to your calls for service. Those of you who have had to use the 911 service see we are on scene first many times. We are here to keep you safe in any emergent situation. We appreciate you reading and thank you for all your support!