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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Alameda firefighters volunteered to deliver fresh meals from local restaurants to medical workers at Alameda Hospital April 29.

Effort to Feed Medical Staff Grows in Alameda

May 05,2020

In early April, Community Action for a Sustainable Alameda (CASA) launched its “Feed Alameda’s Frontline” campaign to support both Alameda restaurants and Alameda’s frontline staff who are responding to the impacts of COVID-19.

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Eight Quarantined Firefighters to Return

Mar 18,2020

Six of the eight Alameda firefighters that were under a quarantine mandate by Alameda County Public Health Department officials have been cleared to return to duty today, Wednesday, March 18.

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Pumpkin Patch Returns

Oct 23,2018

The Alameda Fire Deparment received some help from the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, last Friday, during the annual Halloween Pumpkin Patch hosted by the department. Kids of all ages get to take a home a free pumpkin each year at the event which took place for the 19th year.

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Alameda Fire Department photos. Alameda Fire Department’s Water Tender 2 awaits a call to service at the Ferguson Fire burning near Yosemite National Park.

Alameda Firefighters Remain at Ferguson Fire

Jul 20,2018

Two Alameda Fire Department (AFD) firefighters remain at the Ferguson Fire with Water Tender Two (WT-2). They are assisting in fighting the blaze burning in Mariposa County in the Merced River Canyon near Yosemite National Park. AFD Capt.

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Alameda Fire Department &nbsp&nbsp A crew aboard the Alameda Fire Department rescue boat helped retrieve a sunken vehicle and its driver from the Estuary last Sunday.

Local Drowns after Driving into Estuary

Nov 28,2017

Paul Douglas Scherer of Alameda died Sunday when the minivan he was driving plunged into the Oakland Estuary. Witnesses called 911 about 8:30 a.m. to report that they saw a white minivan go into the estuary off Derby Avenue in Oakland, across from the Bridgeside Shopping Center. 

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Alameda Fire Department &nbsp&nbsp Members of the Alameda Fire Department responded to the report of a single-engine aircraft landing at Alameda Point.

Plane Lands at Old Naval Air Station

Sep 19,2017

 

A pilot landed his American Champion Scout single-engine aircraft on Runway 13-31 of the long-closed Alameda Naval Air Station on Tuesday morning. The plane was in the business of hauling a banner like the ones typically seen at sporting events. 

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