Firefighters from the Turlock Fire Department helped save Christmas for one local family after quickly extinguishing a vehicle fire at W. Main Street and S. Kilroy Road on Wednesday night. The car was involved in a collision and the occupant escaped without injury, according to a post on the Turlock Fire Department's Facebook page. The fire was extinguished and saved several Christmas presents that were in the trunk, the post said.
After knocking down a fire threatening a structure on West Main Street in Turlock, Calif., on May 2, 2016, Turlock Fire Department firefighters rescued four kittens and eventually returned them safely to their mother, who returned to the scene as firefighters were cleaning up. (Turlock Fire Department)
Koran Rudd-Silvas, 7, who has been battling leukemia, enjoyed a fun day full of surprises. Through Make-A-Wish and the city of Turlock, Calif., Koran spent the day with Mayor Gary Soiseth touring city hall, visiting toy train operators, and putting out fires. Volunteers also redecorated his room. (Linda S. Zhangfirstname.lastname@example.org)
Central Catholic was slow to start, but the Raiders’ Justin Traina and Malcolm Clayton rallied the road warriors in a 59-55 victory at Weston Ranch. Central Catholic improved to 15-2 on the road this season.
Modesto police joined with teams from the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, Stanislaus Probation, Modesto Fire Department, and the HEART Team to clean up 10 tons of debris from under the Dry Creek bridge at Yosemite/Morton.