Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
39,070 Days

2016 Call Stats
Jan 29
Feb 38
Mar 15
Apr 23
May 7

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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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)

Come Join us Saturday June 11th between 5 and 7 PM.
Come Join us Saturday June 11th between 5 and 7 PM.

Ladies Auxiliary Fish & Chips Dinner

Department Secretary Timothy DeBlock, May 06

The Oakland Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting a Fish & Chips Dinner on Saturday June 11, 2016. This event will take place from 5pm until 7:00pm at the Ben H. Wood Memorial Firehouse located at 25 Yawpo Ave. Take-out is available from 4:30pm until 7pm. The dinner prepared by Tastefully British includes Fish, Chips (French Fries), Cole Slaw, Dessert and Beverage. There is also a Chicken ... (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)

Motor Vehicle Accident on Ramapo Valley Road

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, April 15

On Friday, April 15th, the Oakland Volunteer Fire department responded to a motor vehicle accident involving two cars on Ramapo Valley Road in front of the Oakland Police Station. No injuries were reported at the time of this story. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Oakland Welcomes a New Junior Firefighter to the Ranks

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, April 13

Our newest addition to the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department, Junior Firefighter Ethan Leroy, pictured here with his father Curt, mother Kristin and Mayor Linda Schwager, adds to his families long tradition of public service as he becomes a 4th generation fireman.

Ethan's father Curt is presently chief of the OVFD and has 30 years of service as a firefighter. His mother Kristin is an EMT with the ... (Full Story & Photos)

OVFD Ladies Auxiliary Annual Pancake Breakfast and Food Drive

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, April 04

On Sunday, April 3rd the Ladies Auxiliary of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department held their annual pancake breakfast and food drive at Company 1. OVFD members of Company 2 manned the grill making stacks and stacks of pancakes while the Ladies Auxiliary cook scrambled eggs and sausage. The food was plentiful and a good time was had by all. Additionally many donations of non-perishable food items ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Junior Firefighter Sworn In

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, March 09

On Wednesday, March 9th the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department welcomed its newest junior member when Makenzie Vulgaris took her Oath of office at the Council Meeting. Makenzie, who was joined by her father Jimmy, was sworn in by Mayor Linda Schwager.

To be a junior firefighter you must be at least 16 years old, be a U.S. Citizen, be in good physical condition, be a legal resident of Oakland for ... (Full Story & Photos)


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