Oakland Fire Department

2024 Call Stats
Jan 29
Feb 17
Mar 38
Apr 36
May 5
Jun
jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 125

2023 Call Stats
Jan 34
Feb 36
Mar 13
Apr 30
May 39
Jun 28
Jul 32
Aug 29
Sep 40
Oct 34
Nov 34
Dec 47
Total 396

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 2023 396
2011 543
2010 408
2009 312
2008 360
2007 409
2006 349
2005 361
2004 265
2003 251


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No Caption 2024 Officers Oath of Office

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 07

Sunday, January 7, 2024

Our 2024 fire department officers were sworn in today by newly inaugurated Oakland Mayor Eric Kulmala, who himself is a 40 year member of the OVFD.

Serving as department officers are:

Department Chief Vincent Dies

Company One
Assistant Chief Don Johnson
Captain Sean Torpey
Lieutenant Cody LeRoy
Lieutenant Andrew Palkewick
Engineer Lew Thurston III

Company Two
Assistant ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Announcing our Newest Member

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, December 20

Tonight at the Oakland Council meeting, Nicholas Kiczek was sworn in by Mayor Linda Schwager as the newest member of the Company 1 team.

Welcome aboard Nicholas and good luck with your firefighter one training. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photographer Frank Di Pentima, December 09

At our December Fire Association meeting, we had the pleasure of wishing ex-Chief and current fire fighter Ed Kimmel a very happy 85th birthday.

Eddie is a mainstay for our team. Everyone has learned and benefited from his 56 years of service to the department and the Oakland community.

Happy Birthday Eddie - you are a wonderful gift to each and every member of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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No Caption Do You Have What It Takes - If So - Join Us!

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)

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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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No Caption 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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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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