Oakland Fire Department

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
Total 315

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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We Will Never Forget

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)

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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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Welcome to our newest Member

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)

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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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Oakland Town Carnival

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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Ex Chief Robert Knapp, May 20

The Officers and Members regret to announce the passing of Exempt/Life Member Bill Baumann. Bill was an active member back in the 80’s and 90’s. He not only a firefighter, he was also a member of our Rescue Squad and Scuba Team.
Rest Peacefully Bill...
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Rest In Peace

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, April 25

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Firefighter Timothy Klein, 31, of FDNY Ladder Company 170 who passed away on Sunday, April 25th fighting a working structure fire. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photographer Frank Di Pentima, February 17

On Saturday, February 12th, we hosted a group of Kindergarten Daisy scouts from Troop 98286 at the Company 1 firehouse. Fire fighters Jeff Pereira, Josh Horn, Grady Dies, along with probation member Nick Raczkowski, gave the Daisy scouts an inside look at what it means to be a fire fighter. Below is the wonderful Thank You note, along with this picture, that our members received from Troop 98286.

If ... (Full Story & Photos)

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