Oakland Fire Department

2021 Stat Calls
Jan 2
Total 2

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

Past Call Stats
2020 340 2017 365
2019 390 2016 370
2018 445 2015 405
2014 360
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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Santa Visits Oakland

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, December 19

It was the perfect cold wintery day. Just the kind of day our favorite visitor from the North Pole likes and Santa once again took time out of his busy schedule and made a visit to Oakland.

This year's visit was different from past years because of the Covid pandemic. Instead of Santa being able to stop and chat with all of the children and families who come out to see him, the members of the Oakland ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Trick or Trunk Was a Spooky Hit!

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 31

Oakland's annual classic car show and Trick or Trunk event, sponsored by the Oakland Public Events Committee, was once again a Spooktacular hit.

With this year's main spooky being Covid, the Trick or Trunk event was divided into three different trick or treat times, which seemed to work out very well. All attendees were required to wear masks and candy and treats were given out in a safe and orderly ... (Full Story & Photos)

Indian Hills Football Senior Night

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 09

It was Senior Night at Indian Hills home football game against Tenafly and all senior football players, cheerleaders and band members were honored at different points of the evening.

And while the team played hard, they could not overcome a Tenafly team that, at the start, outnumbered us just in players alone. In addition to Tenafly being well staffed on both sides of the ball, the Braves had to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photographer Frank Di Pentima, August 10

Everyone has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic in one way or another. Our lives are likely changed forever due to this pandemic with office workers likely to spend more time working from home, students adapting to on-line learning, businesses changing how they interact with their customers and first responders adapting to supply chain shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

But its ... (Full Story & Photos)

Skyline Drive Car Fire

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, July 21

At approximately noon on Tuesday, July 21st, members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call for a reported car fire in the parking lot of the State Park at the top of Skyline Drive.

Upon arrival the OVFD found an unoccupied car engulfed in flames. The fire was quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported at the scene. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex Chief Robert Knapp, July 16

A message from the NJ Fireman’s Home I Boonton. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Gary Walker video tribute

Ex Chief Robert Knapp, April 28

Rest Peacefully Chief.....

https://oaklandmemorial.com/tribute/details/2655/Gary-Walker/obituary.html#tribute-start... (Full Story)

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Ex Chief Robert Knapp, April 24

Today we all lost a dear friend. The Oakland Fire Department is heartbroken to announce the passing of Company 2 Chief Gary Walker. Gary was a member of our department for 33 years and a Police Officer with the Bloomingdale Police Department for 20 years.

Words can't express the pain and sorrow that is felt by anyone whose life Gary touched. Gary was also a great husband to Danielle and father ... (Full Story & Photos)


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