Alameda Fire Department

AFD Offers Safety Help

Apr 18,2019

The Alameda Fire Department’s (AFD) Home Safety Program provides much-needed services to low-to-moderate income residents older than 62 and to the disabled of any age. The program provides and installs the newly required 10-year-maintenance-free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp While Maria Young (left) was helping install safety modifications at Lois Gerundo’s home, they discovered they both had copies of the same hand-painted sign. It turns out Gerundo knew the entire story of how the signs were once produced out of her own home.

Historic Sign Painter Uncovered

Feb 28,2019

I work part-time as the Senior Safety Program Coordinator for the Alameda Fire Department (AFD). This program provides free smoke and carbon-monoxide alarms and safety modifications to qualified seniors living in Alameda. In this job I get to drive the streets of Alameda a lot.

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AFD Can Help Those in Need

Aug 09,2018

Alameda Fire Department’s Senior Safety and Accessibility program provides much-needed services to low-to-moderate income residents older than 62 and to the disabled of any age. The program provides and installs the newly required 10-year-maintenance-free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

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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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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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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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Fire Wire

Dec 28,2017

Saturday, Nov. 25
Two requests to assist invalids: at 1:49 a.m. on Coral Reef Road; and at 5:27 a.m. on Central Avenue. 
Call dispatched and canceled en route: at 6:46 a.m. at the intersection of 18th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland. 

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