Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
38,884 Days

2015 Call Stats
Jan 31
Feb 31
Mar 36
Apr 29
May 39
Jun 29
Jul 37
Aug 30
Sep 44
Oct 35
Nov 27
Total 368

Past Call Stats
2014 360
2013 296
2012 450
2011 543
2010 408
2009 312
2008 360
2007 409
2006 349
2005 361
2004 265
2003 251

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When it's time to change your clock, it's time to change your battery!

Ex-Chief Robert Knapp, November 01

For 28 years, the International Association of Fire Chiefs ("IAFC") and Energizer have worked together with local fire departments to remind citizens to change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when they change their clocks back in the fall. Today, more than 6,000 local fire departments participate in the program.

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery" has been recognized ... (Full Story & Photos)

Happy Halloween

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 31

On Saturday, October 31st, members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department participated in Town festivities celebrating Halloween by starting their day handing out goodies at the annual children’s Halloween parade that took place around Veterans Park and the Oakland Library. About 300 children attended the event which featured a costume parade and a Trick or Trunk among some very scary decorated ... (Full Story & Photos)

Department Hosts Family BBQ

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 18

On Sunday, October 18th, the OVFD Fire Association hosted a family BBQ for all members and their families at the Oakland Elks. Food and snacks were provided by the Association and included BBQ ribs, roasted pork, hot dogs, many side dishes, salads and dessert. While kids played on the grounds we were entertained by a local band made up of some of Oakland’s finest young musicians. A great time was ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Junior Firefighter Appointed

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 14

On Wednesday, October 14th, Oakland Mayor Linda Schwager gave the Oath of Office to our newest Junior firefighter Justin Quiles. Justin was assisted at the ceremony by his mom who held the Bible for him as he took his Oath. All of the member of the OVFD welcome Justin to the department. ... (Full Story & Photos)

OVFD Hosts Annual Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest and Open House

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 05

The Oakland Volunteer Fire Department recently hosted our annual Fire Prevention poster contest at the Company 1 firehouse. Awards for winning posters were handed out to children from who were selected from all of the Oakland public schools. In addition to presenting the awards the OVFD also held an Open House where various fire safety tips were shared and demonstrations included a smokehouse courtesy ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest Winners
Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest Winners

Oakland Responds to PSE&G Substation fire in Waldwick

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, September 13

On Sunday, September 13th members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to Waldwick to assist with a fire that took place at a PSE&G substation. Over 2,000 PSE&G customer were without power for several hours including parts of several Bergen County communities including Hillsdale, Westwood and Woodcliff Lake. Approximately 500 families had to be evacuated from around the substation ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company 2 Barbecue

Firefighter Patrick Kellett, August 26

Members of Company 2 gathered for a barbecue this past Monday night at their Hiawatha Firehouse. The hosts and cooks for the evening were Capt. Vinny Incorvaia, Lt. Brain Fassett and Lt. Michael Schwaner, who threw the barbecue to thank the membership for their support during the past year.

During the night the Officers and membership also congratulated Ex-Chief Leonard Tanis, on becoming a certified ... (Full Story & Photos)

Oakland Fire Department Co 2

Just One More...
Oakland Fire Department Co 2 Just One More...

Tree Limb Falls on Home and Telephone Lines

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, August 15

On Saturday, August 15th the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call to Park Drive where a tree limb had fallen with a small portion hitting the roof of a home and the majority of the limb fell and rested on telephone and cable TV lines. There was a small hole made in the roof where a piece of the limb had fallen and no injuries were reported at the scene. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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