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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 fireplace division (ACFD) is constructed from a number of consolidated organisations that begun becoming a member of forces and sharing assets in 1993. preserving 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 electorate. This legacy stretches again a hundred and forty years, recalling the shared stories of bucket brigades, groups of horses pulling steam-engine pumpers down muddy roads, the appearance of motorized gear, and the times while tuition boys will be pulled from type to experience tailboard to struggle blazes within the hills. those firms have despatched infantrymen to 2 international wars, survived colossal earthquakes, fought catastrophic wildfires, and touched the lives of Bay region voters for over a century. The ACFD is the sum of its many distinctive components, which jointly shape a most popular, all-risk hearth department.

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