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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 constituted of a number of consolidated businesses that started becoming a member of forces and sharing assets in 1993. conserving 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 one hundred forty years, recalling the shared stories of bucket brigades, groups of horses pulling steam-engine pumpers down muddy roads, the arrival of motorized equipment, and the times whilst college boys will be pulled from type to trip tailboard to struggle blazes within the hills. those organizations have despatched squaddies to 2 international wars, survived giant 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 elements, which jointly shape a most popular, all-risk fireplace department.

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