>A firefighter's job isn't always about rushing in and putting out a blaze.
Sometimes firefighters stand at the ready, as they did Monday afternoon at California Dairies on Pacheco Boulevard. The plant manager reported that someone welding inside the building ignited the contents of a silo containing dried milk. The internal extinguisher was activated, and the business called the Fire Department. Firefighters stayed on hand in case the extinguisher did not work. It did. The fire halted operations temporarily until the fire was extinguished.