Alameda Fire Department

Eric J. Kos photo. Documentary director Jamie Longhi addresses the audience during the question-and-answer period following a screening of Longhi’s first film, Shallow Waters: The Public Death of Raymond Zack, at the Michaan Auction House Theater at Alameda Point.

Shallow Waters Delves Deep

Feb 04,2016

At a screening of the documentary film Shallow Waters, The Public Death of Raymond Zack, last Sunday, Alamedans struggled with the import of a particularly unfortunate turn of events that resulted in the death of Alameda resident Raymond Zack in 2010. 

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Eric Kos  The forest of rebar and concrete that recently appeared near the intersection of Grand Street and Buena Vista Avenue is actually the early construction stages of the city’s new Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Fire Station No. 3.

EOC Construction Underway

Nov 26,2015

Crews from Alten Construction company are currently at work on the site of the city’s new Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Fire Station No. 3 near the intersection of Grand Street and Buena Vista Avenue.

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Jay Kayy Cismowski - A pair of firefighters investigate the fire that started in a utility room of an apartment building on Shore Line Drive last Sunday. An investigator determined that an malfunctioning pool heater caused the blaze.

Sunday Morning Fire Burns at Apartments

Feb 26,2015

At 9:42 a.m. last Sunday Alameda Fire Department (AFD) received the report of a fire at an apartment complex on the 2400 block of Shore Line Drive. Firefighters arrived four minutes later to find a fire burning inside a utility room at the rear of the large, three-story building.

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Dennis Evanosky - Alameda Fire Department Chief Mike D’Orazi reported to the City Council recently about his department’s Basic Life Support program, which provides non-emergency ambulance service.

Council Extends Ambulance Service for Non-Emergencies

Jun 26,2014

At its June 17 meeting, the City Council gave a unanimous thumbs up to extending Alameda Fire Department’s (AFD) Basic Life Support program. The service involves transporting patients by ambulance on non-emergency calls like doctors’ and dialysis appointments.

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