Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
40,357 Days

2019 Call Stats
Jan 24
Feb 24
Mar 43
Apr 35
May 24
Jun 27
Jul 42
Aug 33
Sep 26
Oct 33
Nov 14
Total 325

Past Call Stats
2017 365 2018 445
2016 370
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 Claus is coming to Oakland.....

Ex Chief Robert Knapp, November 25

It's that time of year again. This year the Oakland Fire Department will be bringing Santa Claus around Oakland on the Fire Trucks ONLY on Saturday 12/14/19 rain or shine. Below find a schedule of the stops, all times are approximate:

Robert Knapp
Oakland Fire Department

Saturday 12/14/19 – North side of town
10:20am Andrew Ave & Commanche Tr.
10:40 am Algonquin Tr. & Iroquois Ave.
11:00 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Salute to Service - Oakland Braves Football Event

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 19

Saturday, October 19, 2019

The Oakland Recreation Program held a Salute to Service night before the start of tonight’s football game. Prior to the start of the game the Braves hosted many veterans from in and around Oakland who have served out Country in various branches of the armed services. A number of local hero’s where honorary captains for tonight’s game and where introduced on the field and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Longtime OVFD Memeber Pete Pfeiffer Passes Away

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 18

Peter Martin Pfeiffer was born on October 29th, 1947 to Elizabeth and Oscar Pfeiffer in Hoboken New Jersey. He was married to Karen (Donovan) for 46 years and had two daughters, Jennifer and Deborah. He was an Army Veteran, having served in Vietnam and was a volunteer firefighter for over 45 years for the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department and the Ridgefield Park Volunteer Fire Department. Peter ... (Full Story & Photos)

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You were a great man with a heart of gold. You will truly be missed. 
Rest peacefully Pete
You were a great man with a heart of gold. You will truly be missed. Rest peacefully Pete

RIP Pete Pfeiffer

Ex Chief Robert Knapp, October 17

You were a great man with a heart of gold. You will truly be missed.
Rest peacefully Pete... (Full Story & Photos)

OFD Ladies Auxiliary Fall Pancake Breakfast and Food Drive 10/27/2019

Department Secretary Timothy DeBlock, October 16

Come out and support the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary at their Fall Pancake Breakfast and Food Drive on Sunday October 27, 2019. The menu includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice etc. and will be served from 8:30 A.M. until 12 Noon. The cost of a ticket is $8 or less per person, and take out is available. Proceeds from this event help benefit the Oakland Fire Department High ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 07

Monday, October 7, 2019

The Oakland Volunteer Fire Department hosted our annual Fire Prevention Open House. Members of our community were invited to attend this special event to learn more about fire prevention with this year’s campaign being – "Not All Hero’s Ware a Cape - Plan and Practice your Escape".

One of the cornerstones of the event was the announcement of our Fire Prevention poster winners ... (Full Story & Photos)

Is your house number displayed properly?

Ex Chief Robert Knapp, August 08

Is your House Number Visible and Displayed Correctly????
Think of this scenario, there's an emergency at your house. You dial 911 and speak to the dispatcher. However, it seems like it's taking a long time for help to arrive.
Meanwhile, Fire and police have arrived on your street but they're having problems finding your house.The house doesn't have any easily identifiable numbers on it and the mailbox ... (Full Story)

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Photographer Frank Di Pentima, July 20

On Saturday, July 20th, a motor vehicle drove through the front of the Oakland Chinese Cuisine restaurant located on Ramapo Valley Road. While the front window of the restaurant sustained a broken window, no significant damage was done and no one was injured at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was treated by the Oakland First Aid squad and taken to the hospital as a precaution. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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