Alameda County Fire Department

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Alameda Co. Firefighter Injured While Rescuing Horse In Castro Valley

An Alameda County firefighter was injured while helping to rescue a horse in Castro Valley on Friday.


Chopper 5 over a two-alarm fire that gutted this home on San Pablo Way in Union City on December 23, 2013. (CBS)

Neighbors Save Christmas For Union City Family Displaced By Fire

After a house fire gutted a Union City family’s home and burned all of their presents less than two days before Christmas, neighbors and firefighters have stepped up to ensure that their festivities could still go on.


An Alameda County Fire Department truck fell into a sinkhole created by a water main break in Castro Valley on December 6, 2013. (CBS)

Water Main Break Floods Castro Valley Homes, Causes Sinkhole

A water main break in Castro Valley damaged several homes Friday evening and caused a large sinkhole, a utility spokeswoman said.


Alameda County firefighters battle a fire at a home on Altamont Road (@AlamedaCoFire)

2 Dogs Killed, 5 Rescued In San Leandro Marijuana Grow House Fire

Firefighters found a marijuana grow operation while battling a two-alarm blaze that killed two dogs at a hillside home in unincorporated San Leandro Monday morning, a fire spokeswoman said.


3 firefighters were injured battling this blaze on Cedar Street in Alameda. (CBS)

Firefighters Hurt Battling 2-Alarm Blaze At Alameda Home

Evacuations from nearby homes were ordered as fire crews battled a two-alarm blaze at a Victorian home in Alameda, according to authorities.


A helmet camera image from an Alameda County fire rescue. (Alameda County Fire Department)

Helmet Camera Captures Dramatic East Bay Fire Rescue

Just after 7 a.m. Tuesday, Alameda County fire station number 24 was called to the scene of an apartment fire where they located a mother trapped by flames in an upstairs unit.


East Bay Fire Leaves Three Homeless

NEWARK, Calif. (KCBS)_ Firefighters in the East Bay are now searching for the cause of an early morning house fire in Newark that has left three people homeless. The fire was first reported around 3:30 […]