Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
38,702 Days

2015 Call Stats
Jan 31
Feb 30
Mar 36
Apr 31
May 22
Total 150

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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Ladies Auxiliary Fish & Chips Dinner To Benifit The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Firefighter Timothy DeBlock, June 13

The Oakland Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting a Fish & Chips Dinner on Saturday June 13, 2015. 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)

Ladies Auxiliary Annual Strawberry Festival and Food Drive

Firefighter Timothy DeBlock, May 12

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 12, 2015 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)

New 1034 Pumper Truck Rolls into Oakland

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, April 11

On Friday, April 10th our newest piece of equipment rolled into Oakland as Fire Chief Curt LeRoy delivered the new 1034, a Pierce Velocity pumper truck was delivered to Company 2. The new state of the art pumper truck will replace our current 1034 which is over 20 years old.

The new Pierce Velocity pumper has a 2,000 GPM tank as well as many upgraded safety features and equipment that were specifically ... (Full Story & Photos)

A warm embrace for Longtime OVFD Member Lester Woodward

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, March 01

On Sunday, March 1st, 58 year Oakland Volunteer fireman Lester Woodward was surprised by dozens of his fellow firefighters as they stopped by on a snowy day to wish Les well on his move to Texas.

Lester and his wife are relocating to be closer to their daughter and other family members. Les has been a fixture on the all-volunteer fire department for close to 60 years and the outpouring of support ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Group gathers to honor Lester.
The Group gathers to honor Lester.

Daisy Troop 96487 Visits the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, February 28

On Saturday, February 28th, the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department recently hosted Oakland Daisy Troop 96487 and gave the girls and their parents a tour of the Company 1 firehouse.

The tour was led by Oakland Volunteer Firefighter Don Harvey who also serves the community as a Policeman for the Borough. Fireman/Officer Harvey spoke to the girls about what it takes to become a member of the all-volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

2015 Annual Installation Dinner

Ex Chief Robert Knapp, January 19

The Oakland Fire Department held it's annual installation dinner Saturday night 1/17/15 at the Brownstone Inn in Paterson. This dinner is to introduce the 2015 officers, recognize the 2014 accomplishments of the department as a whole and individual members.
The 2015 Officers were introduced as follows:

Department Chief - Curtis Leroy
Co1 Assistant Chief - Charles Kelly
Co2 Assistant Chief - David ... (Full Story & Photos)

Slick Road Conditions

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 03

At approximately 9:00 PM on Saturday evening, a car overturned most likely the result of slick road conditions on Breakneck Road caused by the brief winter storm that blanketed our area. Luckily no serious injuries were reported as of the posting of this story. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Helping a Brother Firefighter from Texas

Firefighter John Madden, January 03

When a fourth generation, fireman from Wake Village Station Texas asked the Oakland Fire Department for a ride, the members of the Oakland Fire Department responded with a big YES. Firefighter Justin Woodward wanted to surprise his grandfather, Les Woodward (over 50 years with OFD). The members of Oakland Co 1 and Co 2 slightly altered a planned drill to include providing assistance to Justin in ... (Full Story & Photos)

Les greets the Oakland firefighters
Les greets the Oakland firefighters


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