Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
39,461 Days

2017 Call Stats
Jan 27
Feb 29
Mar 28
Apr 31
May 21
Jun 160
Total 296

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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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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

Oakland Council Presents Meritorious Service and Unit Citation Awards to Oakland First Responders

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, February 22

At the February 22nd council meeting the members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department and Oakland Police department were presented with awards for two life savings events that took place towards the end of 2016.

The first award for Meritorious Service was presented for the following event:

On the evening of November 28th, 2016, the Oakland Police and Oakland Volunteer Fire Department were called ... (Full Story & Photos)

OVFD Visits the Garrard Berman Day School

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 29

On Sunday, January 29th members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department, Oakland First Aid Squad and Oakland Police Department visited the Garrard Berman Day School to show the children and their parents fire, first aid and police safety equipment. Our members explained and demonstrated how various pieces of equipment are used and allowed the children to tour the trucks and learn more about the jobs ... (Full Story & Photos)

Department Chief Dave Hutsebaut
Department Chief Dave Hutsebaut

2017 Officers Take Oath of Office

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 07

On Saturday, January 7th, the Officers representing the Department for 2017 took their Oath of Office at Borough Hall. Also, taking their Oath’s of Office that night was Councilman Eric Kulmala and Councilman Robert Knapp, Jr both of whom are also members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department.

Administering the Oath of Office ceremony to our Officers and both Councilman was Mayor Linda Schwager. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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