Oakland Fire Department

2023 Calls Stats
Jan 34
Feb 36
Mar 13
Apr 30
May 39
Jun 28
Jul 32
Aug 29
Sep 40
Oct 34
Nov 34
Dec 4
Total 353

2022 Calls Stats
Jan 24
Feb 31
Mar 27
Apr 31
May 24
Jun 21
Jul 33
Aug 32
Sept 24
Oct 38
Nov 30
Dec 27
Total 342

Past Call Stats
2017 365 2018 445
2016 370 2019 390
2015 405 2020 340
2014 360 2021 347
2013 296 2022 342
2012 450
2011 543
2010 408
2009 312
2008 360
2007 409
2006 349
2005 361
2004 265
2003 251

T 2021 Call Stats
Jan 25
Feb 20
Mar 22
Apr 25
May 30
Jun 23
Jul 39
Aug 42
Sept 46
Oct 36
Nov 22
Dec 17
Total 347

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September 11th Memorial Service

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, September 05

Join the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department, Oakland Police Department and Oakland Volunteer First Aid Squad for our first annual September 11th remembrance service.

The service will be help on Sunday, September 10th at the Company One firehouse located at 25 Yawpo Avenue beginning at 1:00 PM. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photographer Frank Di Pentima, February 18

Do you have a desire to help others?

Is serving your community an interest to you?

Are you a team player, looking to meet new people and develop strong bonds?

If you can answer Yes to these questions, then maybe joining the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department is for you. Please stop by either one of our fire houses on a Monday night and talk with any Officer to find out more about what it takes ... (Full Story & Photos)

2023 Officers

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 01

Congrats to Our 2023 OVFD Officers. You make us proud. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Oakland NJ Volunteer Fire Department, September 10

Last night, OVFD members from both Company 1 and 2 assembled outside our firehouse on Yawpo Ave to erect our 9/11 memorial honoring the firefighters lost when the towers collapsed.

343 flags were arranged, each one as a tribute to the firefighters lost that day. The flags formed the shape of the twin towers, which crumpled to the ground after the terror attacks.

We will never forget their service ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Jersey Japanese School visits the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department

Oakland NJ Volunteer Fire Department, August 26

The students got a full walkthrough of one of our firehouses and got some on hand training on what it takes to be a volunteer fireman.

The NJJS is a world certified school that has been in Oakland since 1992 and educates their students under the curriculum certified by the Japanese Ministry of Education.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photographer Frank Di Pentima, August 19

The Oakland Volunteer Fire Department has welcomed a new members to its ranks - Cole Kuffel.

Cole took his Oath of Office this past Wednesday night at the Borough Council meeting. The oath was administered by Mayor Schwager as Cole’s father Alex proudly stood by his side holding the Bible.

Cole will be a member of Company 2 as he begins his probationary period.

Welcome to the OVFD Cole - we ... (Full Story & Photos)

Last night, we started a training series on pump operations with a lecture

Oakland NJ Volunteer Fire Department, July 12

Next up will be practice training over the course of several nights do all drivers can improve their pump handling skills.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photographer Frank Di Pentima, June 15

Tonight, June 15th, begins Oakland’s Town Carnival. The carnival is sponsored by the Oakland Public Events Committee and members of the OVFD will be there each of the four nights. Stop by our both and see Sparky, visit with FF Kimmel, and pick up some useful safety information.... (Full Story & Photos)


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