Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
39,573 Days

2017 Call Stats
Jan 27
Feb 29
Mar 28
Apr 31
May 21
Jun 25
Jul 38
Aug 39
Sep 39
Oct 12
Nov
Dec
Total 289

Past Call Stats
2016 370
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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Annual Fire Prevention Open House and Poster Contest

Photographer Frank Di Pentima (Photo Credits to Ex Chief Robert Knapp, Jr.), October 09

On Monday, October 9th the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department hosted our annual Fire Prevention Open House. Members of our community were invited to attend this special event to learn more about fire prevention with this year’s campaign being – Every Second Counts Plan 2 Ways Out. The event is organized, managed and coordinated each year by Assistant Chief Vincent Dies.

One of the cornerstones of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Co 1 Captain Lew Thurston and fireman Jeff Pereira and Junior Gary Greulich visit Dogwood School for Fire Prevention Week.
Co 1 Captain Lew Thurston and fireman Jeff Pereira and Junior Gary Greulich visit Dogwood School for Fire Prevention Week.

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Company 2 Adds a New Member

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, September 27

On Wednesday, September 27th, the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department welcomed a new member to the ranks when Andrew Colurciello took the Oath of Office at the Town Council Meeting.

Andrew was joined by his family as Mayor Schwager administered the Oath to him. He is joining the OVFD as a member of Company 2.

We wish Andrew all the best and thank him for taking on the responsibility of becoming ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Member Joins the Ranks

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, June 28

On Wednesday, June 28th, the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department welcomed a new member to the ranks when Daniel Binder took the Oath of Office at the Council Meeting that was held at the Oakland Senior Center.

Daniel was joined by his wife, children and many family members as Mayor Schwager administered the Oath to him. Daniel is joining the OVFD as a member of Company 2 and he also joins his brother ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thor says - No Human can dunk me!
Thor says - No Human can dunk me!

OVFD Slam Dunks at the Town Carnival

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, June 17

Oakland held its annual Town Carnival (June 14, 15, 16 and 17) down at the Recreation fields and once again the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department had its Dunk Tank out and there was plenty of dunking going on.

Various OVFD members as well as Councilman Russell Talamini and Councilwoman Sandra Coira braved the cold water of the tank to the delight of many carnival goers. In addition to the Dunk Tank ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Memorial Day

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, May 28

On Sunday, May 28th, the Oakland Volunteer Fire department participated in Oakland's Memorial Day services.

The day started out with the Department holding our annual Memorial Day service at our memorial in front of Company One. The names of members who have passed away were read by our Chiefs and a bell was rung after each name was announced.

After the memorial service the entire Department participated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ethan LeRoy Graduates Firefighter One Training

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, May 02

On Tuesday, May 2nd, Ethan LeRoy graduated from the Bergen County Fire Academy having passed the Firefighter One training program.

Chief Lawrence Rauch, Coordinator of Safety programs, presided over the graduation of over 90 firefighters with Welcome comments coming from Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco III.

Ethan continues a long LeRoy family tradition by becoming a firefighter, and a ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ladies Auxilary Pancake Breakfast is a Hit

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, March 26

On Sunday, March 26th the Ladies Auxiliary held their annual Pancake breakfast for the Community and it was another great event. Pancakes, eggs and sausage were served along with juice, coffee and tea. Members of the Oakland Fire Department help cook up food along with the Ladies Auxiliary who did a great job making sure that all their guests were well fed.

Thanks to everyone in the community that ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Eric DeGrosa receives his Oath of Office from Councilman Kulmala
Eric DeGrosa receives his Oath of Office from Councilman Kulmala

OVFD Welcomes Two New Members

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, March 22

On Wednesday, March 22nd, two new members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department were sworn in at the Council meeting.

The two new members are Eric DeGrosa and Jeffery Binder, both of whom will be members of Company One. We welcome Eric and Jeffery to the team and wish them the best of luck. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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