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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp This sculpture will become part of a new memorial for Alameda firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Help Fund New AFD Memorial

Aug 02,2018

The Alameda Fire Department (AFD) is seeking financial help from the Alameda community to create a memorial for the department’s fallen firefighters. 

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Alameda Fire Department &nbsp&nbsp 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 26,2018

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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Courtesy AFD &nbsp&nbsp Alameda Fire Department’s Water Tender No. 2 is helping fight the Ferguson Fire near Yosemite.

AFD Sends Tender to Ferguson Fire

Jul 19,2018

The Alameda Fire Department (AFD) sent a water tender to Mariposa County Monday, July 16 to fight the Ferguson Fire that has already engulfed more than 12,000 acres. 

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Courtesy AFD &nbsp&nbsp Alameda Fire Department’s Water Tender No. 2 is helping fight the Ferguson Fire near Yosemite.

AFD Sends Tender to Ferguson Fire

Jul 17,2018

The Alameda Fire Department (AFD) sent a water tender to Mariposa County Monday, July 16 to fight the Ferguson Fire that has already engulfed more than 12,000 acres. 

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Kitesurfer, 73, Drowns in Bay

Jun 07,2018

 

The Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau identified a man who drowned in the waters off Crown Beach on Friday, June 1, as 73-year-old Dr. Andres Caicedo. The victim, a surgeon from Walnut Creek, died while kite-surfing. Firefighters were called to Crown Memorial State Beach at 4:26 p.m. 

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp Richard Bennett, left, and Chris Davis look on as Richard Davis gets comfortable behind the wheel of the 1935 Seagrave pumper that once served Alameda and has come home at last.

AFD Welcomes Old-Timer Home

Apr 12,2018

Richard Davis and his son, Chris, waited with Richard Bennett outside Alameda Fire Department’s long-shuttered Station No. 5 at Alameda Point last Saturday. Something very special was on the way. 

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Courtesy Alameda Fire Department &nbsp&nbsp Firefighters work to control a fire at a home on the 1400 block of Fifth Street. No one was injured.

Xmas Eve Fire Damages Home

Dec 28,2017

At 12:37 p.m. on Christmas Eve, 18 Alameda firefighters responded to a report of a fire at a home on the 1400 block of Fifth Street. When crewmembers arrived, they found a two-story home on fire.

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APD, AFD Team Up for Rescue

Dec 21,2017

The Alameda police and fire departments teamed up last Thursday to rescue a combative women from the waters of San Francisco Bay. Rescue swimmers from both departments pulled the woman from the water near Park Street and Shore Line Drive.  

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