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The Administration Division is responsible for planning and tracking the financial, organizational, and developmental aspects of the Department, which are essential for operational readiness. These include fleet and equipment management, facilities, personnel, budgeting, operational programs, and community relations. Through the Fire Chief, this Division provides vision and leadership to the Department and a healthy environment for employee development and morale. It is the Fire Chief's responsibility to provide direction to the organization and evaluate the effectiveness of the services provided to the community.

 

The Administrative offices of the Alameda Fire Department are at 1300 Park Street.  This are the offices of Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Emergency Operations Division Chief, and our exceptional support staff work.  Fire Administration is responsible for all planning and tracking the financial, organizational, and developmental aspects of the Department. This is also where you will be able to request reports and other information about our services.  Through the Fire Chief, this Division provides vision and leadership to the Department and a healthy environment for employee development and morale.  It is the Fire Chief's responsibility to provide direction to the organization and evaluate the effectiveness of all of the emergency services provided to the community.  Our team i is available Monday through Thursday from  8 AM to 5 PM.  Please come by if we can be of any assistance.

  

On April 6, 2002, the California Firefighter Memorial was unveiled at Capitol Park, adjoining the state Capitol in Sacramento. The following brothers are recognized for making the ultimate sacrifice as members of the Alameda Fire Department:

Fallen Member Joined Department Passed Away
Fire Chief Fred Krauth September 16, 1876 May 25, 1912
Assistant Chief Fred Wagner December 1, 1902 August 14, 1942
Firefighter Charles Young March 3, 1917 June 19, 1921
Engineer Jack Douglas LeMoine July 1, 1942 June 28, 1949
Firefighter David Wayne Macho August 1, 1987 September 28, 1993
Captain Scott Carnevale April 13, 1997

January 3, 2011

 

Additional information regarding the Memorial can be seen at the California Professional Firefighters website.

 

The goals of the Alameda Fire Department Training Division include development and maintenance of the necessary skills of each individual, as well as group skills of the fire and medical companies, each platoon and the department. Career development and promotional testing are integral components of this division.

The Training Division provides training and proficiency testing in various areas such as fire suppression, emergency medical care, infection control, hazardous materials response, technical rescue, water rescue operations, urban wildland interface and D.M.V. employee testing program.

In addition, the division is also responsible for the development and implementation of fire department health and safety programs, including compliance with regulations, federal and state laws. The Training Division strives to satisfy all federal, state and locally mandated training requirements, while providing each individual with development opportunities. They also have management oversight for hazardous materials response, water rescue and confined space rescue.  Click here to see our firefighters in training.

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Response Data

All Call Data Calendar Year 2018 Calendar Year 2019
 YTD 06/30
Calls to Dispatch 7,554  3,743 
Calls where Alameda Fire was Available and Dispatched 7,087 3,581
Total Apparatus Responses 15,663 7,955
Average Response Time 4:20 4:32
Fire Calls 144 96
Apparatus Responses for Fire Calls 577 348
EMS Calls 4,962 2,491
Apparatus Responses for EMS Calls 11,136 5,561
Other Calls 1,981 994
Apparatus Responses for Other Calls 3,950 2,046
     
*Call volume and apparatus response totals include calls outside Alameda    

 

 

District 1 = Fire Station 1  

District 2 = Fire Station 2

District 3 = Fire Station 3

District 4 = Fire Station 4

District 5 = Covered by other stations

 

CY 2019 Q1Q2 Overlapping Calls

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CY 2019 Q1Q2 Response Map:

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The Alameda Fire Department welcomes members of the public to participate in our Ride-Along program. Information regarding eligibility, including an application form(PDF, 251KB) to participate in the Ride-Along program, is available online. You can also stop by the Fire Administration office to pick up an application. Please send your completed form to the Fire Administration office:

 

Alameda Fire Department

Attn: My Chan

1300 Park Street

Alameda, CA 94501 or

Email: mchan@alamedaca.gov

Phone: 510-337-2121