Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
38,297 Days

2014 Call Stats
Jan 46
Feb 21
Mar 34
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 101

Past Call Stats
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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Ladies Auxiliary Annual Strawberry Festival and Food Drive

Firefighter Timothy DeBlock, May 13

Please come out with your family and help support the Oakland Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary at their annual Strawberry Festival and Food Drive on Tuesday May 13, 2014 from 6pm to 8:30pm at the Yawpo Co.1 Firehouse. The dessert includes Pound Cake covered in Ice Cream and Fresh Sliced Strawberries. There will also be a diabetic dessert option available. The cost for 1 dessert ticket is $5.00 or less. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Blood Drives - We Need Your Help April 26, 2014

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, March 26


On February 28th of this year the fire world lost a great leader and friend Captain Greg Barnas. One of his sons, John, who is also a fire fighter in the town of Wallington is currently fighting a stronger battle, the battle of cancer.

John in is need of blood donations along with platelet donations. We would like to invite you all to donate ... (Full Story & Photos)

10 Fire Safty Tips

Firefighter Robert Eaton, March 26

Oakland Fire department wants you to be safe! Please review some standard fire safty tips.

1)Install and Maintain Smoke Detectors Smoke detectors warn you of fire in time to let you escape. Install them on each level of your home and outside of each sleeping area. Follow the manufacturer's directions, and test once a week. Replace batteries twice a year, or when the detector chirps to signal that ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire safty tips
Fire safty tips

Another Eagle has Landed!

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 19

On Sunday, January 12th, the Oakland Fire Department was honored to see another member of our volunteer organization receive the highest honor in Boy Scouting by receiving his Eagle Scout badge.

Jonathan Stammer became only the 2nd member of the OVFD to earn the rank of Eagle Scout and is the 66th member of Oakland Boy Scout Troop 369 to receive this honor.

Jonathan’s project was done for the benefit ... (Full Story & Photos)

Car Fire on Route 287

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 10

On Friday, January 10th at approximately 7:00 pm, the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department responded to a car fire on Route 287.

The driver was traveling southbound when he noticed flames coming from his hood and he pulled over to the emergency shoulder and called for help. The OVFD , along with the Oakland Police, responded to the call and extinguished the engine fire. No injuries were reported at ... (Full Story & Photos)

2014 OVFD Officers Take Oath of Office

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 05

On Sunday, January 5th the 2014 OVFD Officers took their Oath of Office being sworn in by Oakland Mayor Linda Schwager. The Oath of Office ceremony was held in the Council Chambers and was followed by the Oakland Fire Association’s Officers ceremony at Company 1. Refreshments were provided for family and friends courtesy of the Oakland Fire Association and Oakland Knights of Columbus.

In addition ... (Full Story & Photos)

Icy Roads Causes Truck to Tumble

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 05

On Sunday, January 5th the Oakland fire department and Oakland first aid squad responded to a call for a capsized salt truck on the intersection of Lakeside Boulevard and Forest Street.

The Franklin Lakes DPW truck was out spreading salt on the roads due to the icy rain that has been falling since late in the afternoon. The truck spilled its contents onto Lakeside Boulevard as it flipped on its ... (Full Story & Photos)

OVFD Ice Rescue Saves a Life

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 04

On Friday, January 3rd, the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department, along with members of the Oakland Police Department, Oakland First Aid Squad, Ringwood and Pompton Fire Departments and First Aid Squads were dispatched to perform an ice rescue on a 34 year old male who had fallen through the ice in Ringwood State Park.

The male victim was apparently walking on the snow covered Ramapo Lake when the ice ... (Full Story & Photos)


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