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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Courtesy KTVU &nbsp&nbsp A firefighter uses a saw to gain entry to a home, where an elderly man lived alone. Firefighters later discovered his body inside.

Structure Fire Takes Life

Dec 05,2017

At 5:50 a.m., last Monday, the Alameda Fire Department (AFD) responded to the report of a house fire on the 2300 block of Eagle Avenue. When the firefighters arrive, they saw fire coming from the basement and first floor of a single-story home.

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AFD Douses Structure Fire on Central

Sep 21,2017


Just after midnight last Sunday, Alameda Fire Department (AFD) responded to an apartment fire on the 2500 block of Central Avenue. Upon arrival at 12:12 a.m., fire and smoke could be seen emanating from a first-story apartment, extending to the unit above. 

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