Alameda Fire Department

Webster and Posey Tubes to Close for Fire Drill

Jun 09,2022

The City of Alameda is notifying residents to not be alarmed if they see smoke or hear sirens blaring at the Webster and Posey Tubes (State Route 61) the night of Wednesday, June 15. The smoke and sirens will be due to a drill by the Oakland and Alameda fire departments.

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Fire Wire

May 19,2022

Wednesday, Mar. 23
No incidents found at dispatch addresses: 6:04 a.m. 500 block of Willow Street and 4:56 p.m. 300 block of Fernside Boulevard.
Report of person in distress: 10:03 a.m. 1100 block of Gardenia Terrace.

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Security Cameras Help Deter Fires at Encinal

Mar 19,2020

In January, Encinal High School (EHS) installed eight surveillance cameras in response to the overwhelming number of fire alarms being pulled throughout the course of 2019. The cameras were an attempt to deter students from pulling alarms and setting fires on campus. 

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Fire Wire

Mar 19,2020

Friday, Feb. 7
Cooking fires confined to containers: 5:34 p.m. Lincoln Avenue and 7:03 p.m. Santa Clara Avenue. 
Public service calls: 8:09 p.m. 900 block of Park Street and 10:20 p.m. Broadway, unspecified types. 

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First Responders Rescue Swimmer

Sep 19,2019

The Alameda Fire Department (AFD) joined the Alameda Police Department (APD) and Oakland Fire Department (OFD) to rescue a person in distress in the waters of the Oakland Estuary. 

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Alameda Fire Department &nbsp&nbsp Firefighters arrived at Woodstock Park to find a play structure completely engulfed in flames.

Suspicious Fires Doused at Park

Jul 16,2019

Two suspicious fires brought Alameda Fire Department (AFD) to Woodstock Park, 351 Cypress St., in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 13. The first call at 1:51 a.m. involved a trash-can fire that firefighters quickly extinguished.  

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