Oakland Fire Department

2021 Call Stats
Jan 25
Feb 20
Mar 22
Apr 25
May 30
Jun 23
Jul 39
Aug 42
Sept 46
Oct 36
Nov 16
Total 324

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

U 2020 Call Stats
Jan 30
Feb 16
Mar 21
Apr 25
May 19
Jun 26
Jul 26
Aug 76
Sep 36
Oct 27
Nov 25
Dec 13
Total 340

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New Members Welcomed

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)

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

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, August 13

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 of our fire houses on a Monday night and talk with any Officer to find out more about what it takes to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Remembering Gary Walker

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, April 25

Today, members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department, Ladies Auxiliary, Oakland Police Department and Bloomingdale Police Department remembered our dear friend and brother – Gary Walker.

OVFD Chaplain Russell Stammer, who is also Pastor of Ramapo Valley Baptist Church, led a wonderful service in honor of Gary that was held during the Sunday service at the Ramapo Valley Baptist Church.

Gary ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption A Busy Sunday Afternoon

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, April 11

It was a busy Sunday afternoon for the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department as they were called out to respond to four calls (3 fire and 1 carbon monoxide) in the span of less than 1-hour.

The string of calls started out with an alarm to respond to an electrical outlet fire and less than 10 minutes later for an alarm to respond to a dryer fire. Then a call came in for a general residential fire alarm ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rest Peacefully

Ex Chief Robert Knapp, March 24

https://www.gofundme.com/f/firefighter-jared-lloyd-fundraiser?utm_campaign=m_pd+share-sheet&utm_medium=sms&utm_source=customer... (Full Story)

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Photographer Frank Di Pentima, March 23

The members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department send our thoughts and prayers to the Spring Valley NY Fire Department on the loss of one of their firefighters who died while trying to save residents during an early morning fire on March 23rd. The fire occurred at an assisted living facility.

We also pray for a speedy recovery for the two firefighters and ten residents who were injured, and ... (Full Story & Photos)


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