Oakland Fire Department

2022 Calls Stats
Jan 8
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 8

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

Past Call Stats
2017 365 2018 445
2016 370 2019 390
2015 405 2020 340
2014 360 2021 347
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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HELP US HELP YOU...PLEASE SHOVEL OUT YOUR HYDRANT

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 06

DURING WINTER MONTHS...

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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Is your house number displayed properly?

Ex Chief Robert Knapp, January 05

Is your House Number Visible and Displayed Correctly????
Think of this scenario, there's an emergency at your house. You dial 911 and speak to the dispatcher. However, it seems like it's taking a long time for help to arrive.
Meanwhile, Fire and police have arrived on your street but they're having problems finding your house.The house doesn't have any easily identifiable numbers on it and the mailbox ... (Full Story)


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2022 Officers Oath of Office

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 02

Today, Mayor Linda Schwager administered the Oath of Office to our 2022 fire department Officers. The Officers for 2022 are:

Department Chief Vincent Dies

Asst. Chief Co. 1 Donald Johnston
Asst. Chief Co. 2 Vincent Incorvaia

Captain Co. 1 Cesar Arredondo
Captain Co. 2 Christopher Hoitsma

Lieutenant Co. 1 Matthew Source
Lieutenant Co. 1 Sean Torpey
Lieutenant Co. 2 Daniel DeRisi
Lieutenant ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Oakland FD Mourns the Passing of Past Firefighter Gerald Buonavita

Ex Chief Robert Knapp, January 01

The members of the Oakland FD regretfully announce the passing of past firefighter Gerald Buonavita who passed away peacefully at his home in Florida on December 28, 2021. Gerry was an active member of the department from1959 - 1967 as a Company 1 member. Gerry was also an Exempt Member of the department.

Rest Peacefully Gerry.... (Full Story)


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Happy New Year - 2022!!

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, December 31

From our family to yours, the members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department wish you a very happy and healthy New Year. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photographer Frank Di Pentima, November 10

At tonight’s Borough Council Meeting, Mayor Schwager administered the Oath of Office for two new members of the OVFD - Co 1 member Khrys Velardo and Co 2 member Joe LaTerra.

Congratulations to you both and welcome to the OVFD family. We are proud to have you on our team. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Oakland FD Mourns the Passing of Past Chief Edward Costigan

Ex Chief Robert Knapp, November 06

The members of the Oakland FD regretfully announce the passing of Past Chief Edward Costigan. Ed joined the department in 1967 as a Company 2 member and rose to the rank of Chief in 1974. Chief Costigan was a Exempt and Life Member of the department.

Rest Peacefully Chief.... (Full Story)


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No Caption Change Your Clock - Change Your Battery

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, November 06

Remember as your change your clock, please also remember to check and change your battery. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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