Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
38,962 Days

2015 Call Stats
Jan 31
Feb 31
Mar 36
Apr 29
May 39
Jun 29
Jul 37
Aug 30
Sep 44
Oct 35
Nov 35
Dec 29
Total 405

Past Call Stats
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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Feb 13, 2016

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10 Fire Safty Tips

Firefighter Robert Eaton, February 08

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

Members Always Needed!

Ex-Department Chief Robert Knapp, February 08

Stop by Company 1, 25 Yawpo Ave @ 7pm any Monday night for more information.

Thank you... (Full Story & Photos)


Ex Chief Robert Knapp, January 20


Please remember to clear and shovel out hydrants in front of your home, apartment or business. This greatly helps fire-fighting operations during inclement winter weather. If you are unable to clear a hydrant due to physical limitations, please notify the Oakland Borough ordinance dictates that the property owner is responsible to clear hydrants on their property. see below.
During ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Santa Visits Oakland

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, December 19

As has been Santa's annual tradition, he once again took time out from his very busy schedule to come to Oakland and visit with our residents and bring a lot of excitement to the dozens and dozens of children who came out to visit with him and get one more chance to make a pitch for the Christmas gift wish list.

Santa pulled double duty by visiting the North side of Town escorted by members of Company ... (Full Story & Photos)

When it's time to change your clock, it's time to change your battery!

Ex-Chief Robert Knapp, November 01

For 28 years, the International Association of Fire Chiefs ("IAFC") and Energizer have worked together with local fire departments to remind citizens to change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when they change their clocks back in the fall. Today, more than 6,000 local fire departments participate in the program.

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery" has been recognized ... (Full Story & Photos)

Happy Halloween

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 31

On Saturday, October 31st, members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department participated in Town festivities celebrating Halloween by starting their day handing out goodies at the annual children’s Halloween parade that took place around Veterans Park and the Oakland Library. About 300 children attended the event which featured a costume parade and a Trick or Trunk among some very scary decorated ... (Full Story & Photos)

Department Hosts Family BBQ

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 18

On Sunday, October 18th, the OVFD Fire Association hosted a family BBQ for all members and their families at the Oakland Elks. Food and snacks were provided by the Association and included BBQ ribs, roasted pork, hot dogs, many side dishes, salads and dessert. While kids played on the grounds we were entertained by a local band made up of some of Oakland’s finest young musicians. A great time was ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Junior Firefighter Appointed

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 14

On Wednesday, October 14th, Oakland Mayor Linda Schwager gave the Oath of Office to our newest Junior firefighter Justin Quiles. Justin was assisted at the ceremony by his mom who held the Bible for him as he took his Oath. All of the member of the OVFD welcome Justin to the department. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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