Oakland Fire Department

2021 Stat Calls
Jan 25
Feb 20
Mar 22
Apr 25
May 30
Jun 23
Jul 39
Aug 42
Sept 46
Oct 20
Total 292

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
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

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No Caption Fire Prevention Night

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 19

As part of our rescheduled National Fire Prevention Week activities, please join us on Monday, October 25th when the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department will once again be hosting our annual poster contest and awards ceremony for all of the Oakland Elementary schools.

In addition to our poster context we will holding an Open House and this exciting night will include demonstrations from the Oakland ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)

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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)

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)

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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)

Spring Valley Fire

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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No Caption Smoke Alarm/Carbon Monoxide Alarm Awareness and Safety Tips. - Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery.

March 14

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery" has been recognized as America's most effective fire safety campaign, helping families keep safe should fire strike.

Working smoke alarms double a family's chances of surviving a home fire. As we change our clocks to spring ahead for Daylight Savings Time (DST), it is important that we also change the batteries in our smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.

"The ... (Full Story & Photos)

William J. Kondla (1943 - 2021)

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, February 18

After 78 full and wonderful years of life, William J. Kondla of Wayne, NJ passed away on February 14, 2021. Bill was a graduate of Fair Lawn High School and RCA Technical Institute and attended Fairleigh Dickinson University. His talents as an electrical contractor, coupled with his entrepreneurial spirit inspired him to start Oak Electric Company, where he established many meaningful relationships ... (Full Story & Photos)

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