Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
39,187 Days

2016 Call Stats
Jan 29
Feb 38
Mar 15
Apr 23
May 22
Jun 27
Jul 34
Aug 42
Sep 26

Past Call Stats
2015 405
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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Firefighter One Graduation

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, September 23

On Friday, September 23rd four members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department graduated from Firefighter One training along with other members of Class 508. The ceremony was held at the Bergen County Academies and was officiated by Chief Lawrence Rauch. In attendance were Bergen Country Executive James J. Tesesco III, Bergen County Freeholder Maura DeNicola and New Jersey State Assemblywoman Marlene ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tree Branch Downs Wire on Hiawatha Blvd

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, August 16

On Tuesday, August 16th the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department responded to a downed wire on Hiawatha Blvd. A large tree branch had broken free and fallen on the wire pulling it away from a home and also pulling down some cable wires, which landed in the roadway.
... (Full Story & Photos)

2016 Champs!
2016 Champs!

2016 Begren County FireFighters Softball League Champions

Firefighter Giuseppe Capparelli, August 03

Oakland Fire Department came ready to play against New Milford and took the win to become the 2016 Bergen County Firefighters Softball League champions!!! Great job by the team on their excellent win and season!!!... (Full Story & Photos)

OVFD Participates on Annual Town Carnival

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, June 18

The Borough of Oakland held its annual Town Carnival on June 15, 16, 17 and 18 at the Oakland Recreation fields and once again the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department participated in this event with our members manning the Dunk Tank and an appearance from Sparky the fire dog who entertained the kids and took on a few of the rides.

Members handed out information on fire safety as well as providing ... (Full Story & Photos)

OVFD Respond to Ryerson Ave Fire

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, June 16

In the early morning hours of Thursday, June 16th, the OVFD responded to a house fire on Ryerson avenue

The call came into the fire department at approximately 5:45 AM and the 2 alarm fire was knocked down in approximately 15 minutes. Oakland received help from neighboring fire departments from Franklin Lakes, Mahwah and Wyckoff. Three people escaped from the home with one of the resident suffering ... (Full Story & Photos)

Oakland Fire Department -- Thanks to an Anonymous Donor

Lieutenant John Madden, May 15

The Oakland Fire Department wishes to thank the anonymous donor who paid for dinner after one of our recent training drills. When it was time to check out after purchasing the hot dogs and the hot dog buns, the next person in the line said "Add their order to my bill" Thanks again for the surprise donation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Oakland Softball Defeats East Rutherford In Rain Under The Lights

Firefighter Philip Kuipers, May 06

On Friday May 6 the Oakland FD Softball Team took on the defending champions of the league East Rutherford FD in East Rutherford. Conditions for the game were not ideal as the players dealt with a steady misting rain the entire game. Despite the poor weather conditions the boys from Oakland prevailed with a 24-17 victory. The victory was sparked by a well rounded effort by all members at the plate ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Junior Firefighter Sworn into the Ranks

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, April 27

On Wednesday, April 27th the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department welcomed another new Junior Firefighter to the ranks when Riley Beach took his oath of office that was delivered by Mayor Linda Schwager. Joining Riley were his father Wayne and mother Linda. Riley will be a member of Fire Company 2 which is lead by Assistant Chief Dave Hutsebaut.

All the memebr of the OVFD want to welcome Riley to the ... (Full Story & Photos)


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