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By Firefighter Heather Marques

Alameda County spans from the shorelines of the San Francisco Bay to the golden inland hills. Alameda County hearth division (ACFD) is constructed from a number of consolidated companies that started becoming a member of forces and sharing assets in 1993. keeping unincorporated county land in addition to Ashland, Cherryland, San Lorenzo, Castro Valley, San Leandro, Dublin, Union urban, Newark, Emeryville, and the nationwide Laboratories at Livermore and Berkeley, ACFD serves over 500 sq. miles and 330,000 voters. This legacy stretches again a hundred and forty years, recalling the shared reviews of bucket brigades, groups of horses pulling steam-engine pumpers down muddy roads, the appearance of motorized gear, and the times whilst university boys will be pulled from classification to experience tailboard to struggle blazes within the hills. those organisations have despatched infantrymen to 2 international wars, survived tremendous earthquakes, fought catastrophic wildfires, and touched the lives of Bay zone electorate for over a century. The ACFD is the sum of its many specific components, which jointly shape a most advantageous, all-risk fireplace department.

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