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Current News

  • 03/12/2019  We're Hiring Firefighter Recruits! Submit an Application by 4/16  Interested in becoming an Alameda County firefighter recruit? Submit an application online by clicking on the link above. The deadline to apply is April 16, 2019 at 5:00PM (PST).
  • 01/31/2019  We're Hiring Dispatchers--Apply by 6/5!  Join our team as a Fire Dispatcher! The deadline to apply is Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 5PM(PST). Please click on the link above to learn more about this great opportunity to become a part of the Alameda County Regional Emergency Communications Center!

Archived News

  • 01/16/2019  CERT Training in Spanish Begins February 5th(712KB)  The ACFD and City of Newark are hosting a free Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in Spanish that begins on Tuesday, February 5th at the Silliman Community Center. For additional information, visit
  • 12/17/2018  Visit Santa at Station #28 on Sunday, 12/23  Join Alameda County Firefighters on Sunday, 12/23 from 4PM-8PM at Station 28 (7550 Thornton Avenue) in Newark for Santa at the Firehouse! Help support the Toy Drive by donating a new, unwrapped toy or gift card and receive a picture with Santa.
  • 11/19/2018  We're Hiring Plan Checker! Apply by 12/7  We're hiring a Fire Department Plan Checker! If you have experience in Fire Prevention or Code Compliance, click on the link above by Friday, December 7th at 5PM (PST) to learn more about this exciting opportunity and submit your application.
  • 09/20/2018  Interested in Becoming a Firefighter? Join Us for a Firefighter Preparation Workshop on Monday, October 1st(329KB)  Join us for a Firefighter Preparation Workshop on Monday, October 1st, and learn more about a career in the fire service. The hour-long workshop is the 2nd offering of free information sessions open to the public. Click on the link above for details.
  • 01/16/2019  Have You Registered for AC Alert, Alameda County's Emergency Mass Notification System?  Get notified about emergencies and other important community information by signing up for the free AC Alert System. This system will provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of emergencies such as earthquakes or severe weather.
  • 12/17/2018  We're Recruiting Reserve Firefighters! The Deadline to Apply is 1/14  We're recruiting Reserve Firefighters. The Reserve Firefighter is the entry-level volunteer position in which incumbents receive training and experience in fire prevention and suppression techniques. Click on the link above to learn more information.
  • 10/09/2018  Join the Great ShakeOut on 10/18!  When the ground starts to shake, what do you do? If it involves a doorway, a triangle, or running - these are not earthquake-safe actions. Click on the link above to learn more about Drop, Cover, and Hold On, and practice updated earthquake safety actions



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