Wednesday, January 5, 2011

LODD: Alameda City Fire Captain Scott Carnevale

LODD: Alameda City Fire Captain Scott Carnevale

It is with deepest regret that the Alameda Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 689, and the City of Alameda Fire Department announce the Line of Duty Death of Alameda City Fire Captain Scott Carnevale of occupational cancer.

He was 42 years old.

Brother Carnevale began his career in the Fire Service at the Alameda Naval Air Station Fire Department in 1993.

He joined the Alameda Fire Department in 1997. He was promoted to Apparatus Operator in 2001 and then to Fire Captain in 2007. As a captain, Brother Carnevale was assigned to Fire Station 2, which houses a fire engine, ladder truck and an ambulance, where he worked as the engine company captain.

During his career, Brother Carnevale served as an Executive Board Trustee and Shift Vice President for IAFF Local 689. He organized department-wide participation in the California Professional Firefighter's Exposure Reporting Program within the Alameda Fire Department and also was a member of the Fire Labor Management Team.

Brother Carnevale was surrounded by family at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife of fifteen years, Liz, his 8 year old son, and many family and friends.

Memorial Information

When: Friday, January 14th, 2011, 11:00 a.m.

Where: USS Hornet, 707 W Hornet Avenue; Alameda, CA 94501

Attire: Class A Uniforms

Apparatus and Procession Information

Apparatus will stage on Harbor Bay Parkway at 9:30 a.m.

All those planning to take part in the apparatus procession should RSVP to Jim Colburn at

Honor Guard Information

There will be an honor guard practice on Friday, January 14th at 8 a.m. preceeding the memorial ceremony. Those honor guards planning to participate in the ceremony are asked to attend this practice and RSVP to Ruben at


In lieu of flowers, food and other gifts, the family has requested a donation be made in Scott's name to the Scott Carnevale Memorial Fund for cancer research.

By check:

Scott Carnevale Memorial Fund; Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 18 Miller Ave., Mill Valley, CA 94941

By Paypal (

If you have a PayPal account, log in and click the "Send Money" tab. Enter this email address: Enter your donation and click continue to send a message to the family with your donation.

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