Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
39,703 Days

2018 Call Stats
Jan 41
Feb 17
Mar
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May
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Aug
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Oct
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Dec
Total 58

Past Call Stats
2017 365
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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No Caption Lester Woodward: December 12, 1926 - February 15, 2018

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, February 18

LESTER WOODWARD, age 91 of Dallas, TX, formerly a longtime resident of Oakland, NJ, passed away on February 15, 2018 in Dallas, Texas.

A funeral service will be held at Oakland Memorial Funeral Home on February 24, 2018 at 10AM with Pastor Russell Stammer, Chaplain of the Oakland Fire Dept., officiating. Burial will follow at Ponds Cemetery in Oakland, NJ. Visitation will be held at Oakland Memorial ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2018 Officers Take Oath of Office During Oakland Council Reorganization Meeting

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 07

The 2018 Officers of the Oakland Fire Department took their Oath of Office today at the annual Oakland Council Reorganization meeting that was held at Borough Hall at noon. In addition to the OVFD Officers being sworn in, Councilmen Russell Talamini and Pat Pignatelli took their Oath of office as well as they started their new 3-year terms of office.

At the Reorganization meeting the Council adopted ... (Full Story & Photos)

Captain Vincent Incorvaia, Lieutenants Don Johnston, Matt Sorce, Steven Longa and Engineer Leigh Dodd get help from Chief Dies for their Oath of Office
Captain Vincent Incorvaia, Lieutenants Don Johnston, Matt Sorce, Steven Longa and Engineer Leigh Dodd get help from Chief Dies for their Oath of Office

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No Caption Christmas Morning Fire brings out OVFD

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, December 25

At approximately 2:00 AM on December 25th the OVFD responded to a fire call on Skyline Drive. Conditions were slick as a light snow and icy rain mixture fell constantly as first responders made their way to the fire call.

Upon arrival it was determined that the home, which was occupied at the time, had a fire in the chimney area near the family room. Both the north bound and south bound lanes of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Co 2 Member Joins the Ranks

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, December 20

On Wednesday, December 20th, Peter Rocco took his Oath of Office at the Mayor and Council Meeting and joined the ranks of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department as a member of Company 2.

Peter, who is a full-time fireman in Hackensack, was joined by his family for the swearing in ceremony, and his Oath was administered by Mayor Schwager.

All the members of the OVFD welcome Peter and wish his much ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption OVFD Responds to Route 287 Crash

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, December 13

On Wednesday, December 13th, the OVFD was dispatched to an accident between a car and a truck carrying flammable liquid on Route 287. The Oakland Fire Department had to lift the truck so that the car could be removed safely from underneath the truck. Luckily no injuries were reported at the accident.

Picture credits: Company 1 Captain Lew Thurston... (Full Story & Photos)

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3 Junior Firefighters Graduate the Fire Academy

Ex Chief Robert Knapp, December 07

Congratulations to Jr Firefighters Riley Beach, Grady Dies and Gary Greulich for graduating Firefighter One at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Complex. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Car Overturns on Skyline Drive

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, November 18

On Saturday, November 18th, the OVFD responded to a call for assistance for an overturned car north on Skyline Drive. The car has skidded off of the road and into the side embankment. No serious injuries were reported and the car, a small SUV, was removed by a wrecking company. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Touch A Truck

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, November 04

On Saturday, November 4th. the Oakland Public Library once again held the Touch a Truck event where members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department, Department of Public Works, Police Department and Oakland Volunteer First Aid Squad brought various pieces of equipment for residents to come out see, touch and climb aboard on.

The event ran from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM and turnout was good. Thanks to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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