The United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230, are deeply saddened to hear of the senseless loss of one of your own this past week in San Jose. We stand with you in mourning and offer our sincerest condolences to the family of Jake Walter, your organization, and the City of Oakland. We pray for a speedy recovery to the second firefighter injured in the incident.
From the City of Oakland press release, August 18th, 2017:
Anyone wishing to make monetary donations in support of the fallen and injured firefighters can do so by sending a check made out to: 1) Friends of Oakland Fire OR 2) Oakland Firefighters' Local 55 Charity Fund. The mailing address for either organization is 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 3rd floor, Oakland, CA 94612