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Procession, memorial honoring fallen fire captain to be held Friday

Submitted by on 1, January 12, 2011 – 12:02 amNo Comment

The public is invited to view a procession and to attend a memorial service in honor of Alameda Fire Captain Scott Carnevale, who died January 3 of cancer he contracted on the job. The procession begins at 9:30 a.m. Friday, January 14 and will travel across the entire Island, and the service will be held at 11 a.m. aboard the USS Hornet.

Prior to Friday’s procession and memorial, the Alameda Firefighters Association is hosting a blood drive in Carnevale’s honor. The blood drive starts at 8 a.m. today at Fire Station One, 2401 Encinal Avenue. Online registration is strongly encouraged; register at www.bloodheroes.com, click “Donate Blood” and enter “Scott” in the sponsor code section.

Alameda police will manage traffic during the procession. The route is as follows:

Begin at Fire Station Four, 2595 Mecartney Road

Travel eastbound on Mecartney

Turn left on Island Drive and continue north

Cross the Bay Farm Island bridge and turn right on Fernside Boulevard

Turn left on Encinal Avenue

Continue on Encinal Avenue past Fire Station One to Grand Street

Turn right on Grand Street to Pacific Avenue at Fire Station Three

Turn left on Pacific Avenue to Fire Station Two

Continue on Pacific Avenue westbound

Turn left on Skyhawk Street

Turn right on West Hornet Avenue

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