Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
38,762 Days

2015 Call Stats
Jan 31
Feb 31
Mar 36
Apr 29
May 39
Jun 29
Jul 4
Total 199

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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Remembering Kevin McMackin

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, June 12

On Friday evening, June 12th, members of the John Robert Walker Memorial First Aid Squad and Oakland Volunteer Fire Department honored our fallen Brother, Kevin McMackin, with a memorial service and procession traveling through three towns that included nearly 20 pieces of apparatus, including a flyover by a medic helicopter, that followed from the funeral home in Wyckoff back to Oakland for Kevin's ... (Full Story & Photos)

Student Goverment Day

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, May 29

ON Friday, May 29th, the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department was visited by the Student Government of our Valley Middle School. The Student Government were given instruction and information on the various truck apparatus and equipment that the Fire Department uses to help protect our Community. Additionally the students were given a chance to use a fire hose so that they could get a better understanding ... (Full Story & Photos)

Oakland's Memorial Day Parade

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, May 24

On Sunday, May 24th members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department participated in the Town's annual Memorial Day Parade. Members of the department started the day with a solemn ceremony to remember all of the deceased members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department by reading of the past members names in front of our memorial at Company 1. Following this service the OVFD marched in the Oakland ... (Full Story & Photos)

New 1034 Pumper Truck Rolls into Oakland

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, April 11

On Friday, April 10th our newest piece of equipment rolled into Oakland as Fire Chief Curt LeRoy delivered the new 1034, a Pierce Velocity pumper truck was delivered to Company 2. The new state of the art pumper truck will replace our current 1034 which is over 20 years old.

The new Pierce Velocity pumper has a 2,000 GPM tank as well as many upgraded safety features and equipment that were specifically ... (Full Story & Photos)

A warm embrace for Longtime OVFD Member Lester Woodward

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, March 01

On Sunday, March 1st, 58 year Oakland Volunteer fireman Lester Woodward was surprised by dozens of his fellow firefighters as they stopped by on a snowy day to wish Les well on his move to Texas.

Lester and his wife are relocating to be closer to their daughter and other family members. Les has been a fixture on the all-volunteer fire department for close to 60 years and the outpouring of support ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Group gathers to honor Lester.
The Group gathers to honor Lester.

Daisy Troop 96487 Visits the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, February 28

On Saturday, February 28th, the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department recently hosted Oakland Daisy Troop 96487 and gave the girls and their parents a tour of the Company 1 firehouse.

The tour was led by Oakland Volunteer Firefighter Don Harvey who also serves the community as a Policeman for the Borough. Fireman/Officer Harvey spoke to the girls about what it takes to become a member of the all-volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

2015 Annual Installation Dinner

Ex Chief Robert Knapp, January 19

The Oakland Fire Department held it's annual installation dinner Saturday night 1/17/15 at the Brownstone Inn in Paterson. This dinner is to introduce the 2015 officers, recognize the 2014 accomplishments of the department as a whole and individual members.
The 2015 Officers were introduced as follows:

Department Chief - Curtis Leroy
Co1 Assistant Chief - Charles Kelly
Co2 Assistant Chief - David ... (Full Story & Photos)

Slick Road Conditions

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 03

At approximately 9:00 PM on Saturday evening, a car overturned most likely the result of slick road conditions on Breakneck Road caused by the brief winter storm that blanketed our area. Luckily no serious injuries were reported as of the posting of this story. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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