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A Day In the Life of a Recruit in Academy 16-01

A day in the life of a Hayward fire recruit starts early. Preparedness, dedication, and attention...
May 3, 2016
Fire fighter recruits in full turnout gear work to put out a practice fire in the training building
Fire Department

Week #5 for Recruit Class 2016-1

This past week, the recruits continued to build on what they learned from the prior week,...
April 29, 2016
Fire Department, News Release

2016 Wildfire Season (Wildfire Awareness Week)

2016 Wildfire Season (Wildfire Awareness Week) California wildfire season typically begins in the...
April 29, 2016
Fire Department, News Release

Fairview Fire Protection Courtesy Notices 2016

The Fairview Fire Protection District (FFPD) has mailed out a friendly reminder to all Fairview...
April 29, 2016
Fire Department

Engine Module for Recruit Class 2016-01

Recruit Academy 2016-01 recently completed the first three days of the Engine Module portion of...
April 18, 2016
Fire fighter recruits practicing how to intubate patients in a classroom
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Week #3 for Recruit Class 2016-1

Recruit Academy 16-1 just completed six days of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Training with the...
April 13, 2016
Police Officers and fire fighter in tactical gear train during an active shooting drill
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Active Shooter Joint Training Exercise

On April 7, 2016, staff from Paramedics Plus, the Fire Department, and the Police Department...
April 7, 2016
Oak tree leaf
Community, Events, Fire Department, Library, News Release, Police Department, Sustainability

City of Hayward gears up for 33rd Annual Citywide Cleanup

HAYWARD - If you are itching to do some serious spring cleaning you're in luck. The Annual Citywide...
April 5, 2016
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Week #2 for Recruit Class 2016-1

Recruit Class 16-1 just completed week #2 of the Academy. In week 2, the recruits were taught about...
April 4, 2016
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Hayward Fire Department at the Big Fight

Frank Holland, the City of Hayward's former Community and Media Relations Officer representing the...
March 26, 2016
New HFD Rescue Boat
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Behind The Scenes

Whether it is training on our new rescue fire boat, throwing ladders or rope rescue, HFD is always...
March 25, 2016
Community, Fire Department, Public Safety

Free Emergency Response Training from HFD

The Hayward Fire Department is providing a free CERT Training Program which will consist of four evening indoor classes and one outdoor "hands on" skills class. Participants learn skills that will enable them to provide emergency assistance to their families and immediate neighbors as well as organize a neighborhood team response.
March 21, 2016
Hayward Fire Department recruits plank in front of two fire engines
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The Latest Recruits

Today was Orientation Day. Day 1 of a 16-week academy for Recruit Class 2016-1. Today, the Recruits...
March 21, 2016
Open Water Rescuers
Fire Department, Public Safety

Hayward Fire Department Hosts Open Water Rescuer Class

During March, the Hayward Fire Department hosted an Open Water Rescuer class. Four instructors, all from Hayward Fire, instructed 16 students from the following agencies: Alameda County Fire Department, Contra Costa Fire Department, Albany Fire Department, Oakland Fire Department, and East Bay Regional Parks.
March 10, 2016
Community, Events, Fire Department

Hayward’s Trailblazing “Firehouse Clinic” Set to Open

(HAYWARD, CA) – The City of Hayward will host a grand opening ceremony on Friday, November 13, for its new South Hayward fire station and first-of-its-kind community health clinic. The ceremony begins at 1:00 p.m. and will include tours of the new Fire Station #7, Firehouse Clinic, and health screenings for local residents. Local leaders including Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday, U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell and Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle will provide remarks at 2:00 p.m. The project is a collaboration among the City of Hayward, the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency (HCSA), and Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, Inc.
October 29, 2015
Community, Fire Department

Hayward Firefighters, Oakland A’s team up to cover losses suffered by Hayward Little League burglary victims

(HAYWARD, CA) – Few baseball-related losses are as gut-wrenching as the one experienced by Tennyson...
April 16, 2015
Community, Fire Department, News Release, Public Safety

Hayward to Host Countywide Emergency Preparedness Expo

(HAYWARD, CA) – The City of Hayward and the Alameda County Public Health Department will host the...
April 9, 2015
Fire Department, Public Safety

SoCal tragedy spurs quick action in Hayward

(HAYWARD, CA) – When Jose Manuel Beltran, a bright, energetic Delano, CA eighth grader, collapsed...
February 13, 2015