Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
39,301 Days

2017 Call Stats
Jan 13
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May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
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Dec
Total 13

Past Call Stats
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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Department Chief Dave Hutsebaut
Department Chief Dave Hutsebaut

2017 Officers Take Oath of Office

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 07

On Saturday, January 7th, the Officers representing the Department for 2017 took their Oath of Office at Borough Hall. Also, taking their Oath’s of Office that night was Councilman Eric Kulmala and Councilman Robert Knapp, Jr both of whom are also members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department.

Administering the Oath of Office ceremony to our Officers and both Councilman was Mayor Linda Schwager. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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OVFD Welcomes New Member

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, December 21

On Wednesday, December 21st the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department welcomed our newest member Dan DeRisi who was sworn into the Department by Mayor Schwager at the Council meeting.

Dan will be a member of Company 2 and has previous experience having served on the Hawthorne Fire Department.

With The addition of Dan to the OVFD that brings our 2016 total to 6 new members (3 Regular and 3 Juniors), ... (Full Story & Photos)

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OVFD Responds to House Fire

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, December 19

On Monday, December 19th, the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house fire on Yawpo Avenue. The fire was quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported.

The OVFD were assisted on scene by members of the Oakland First Aid squad, Oakland Police Department, Oakland DPW and fellow firefighters from Franklin Lakes and Wyckoff.

... (Full Story & Photos)

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OVFD Member Becomes Oaklands Newest Police Officer

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, December 15

On Thursday, December 15th, Oakland Volunteer Firefighter Charlie Kelly put on a new uniform and badge as he became Oakland's newest Police Officer joining the ranks as he graduated from the Bergen County Police Academy.

Office Kelly was sworn in as a police recruit by Mayor Schwager at the July 13th Council meeting and entered the Academy shortly thereafter. Officer Kelly is not the first policeman ... (Full Story & Photos)

Officer Charles Kelly with his brother Detective George Kelly
Officer Charles Kelly with his brother Detective George Kelly

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Car Fire on Ramapo Valley Road

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, November 18

On Friday, November 18th, the OVFD responded to a car fire that took place just off the intersection of Ramapo Valley Road and Court House place and was able to extinguish the fire without further incident.

The driver of the car reported that as he turned off the highway onto Ramapo Valley Road his car lost power and he noticed smoke coming from the rear of the car. He was able to exit the car and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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OVFD Welcomes Three New Members

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 26

On Wednesday, October 26th, three new members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department were sworn in to the Department by Mayor Schwager at the Council meeting.

The Department welcomes two new Junior member - Grady Dies and Gary Greulich - and 1 Regular member - Carlos Henriques - to the ranks.

Accompanying the new members at the council meeting was Assistant Chief Vincent Dies who is also the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Assistant Chief Vincent Dies with Grady Dies, Gary Greulich, Carlos Henriques and Mayor Schwager
Assistant Chief Vincent Dies with Grady Dies, Gary Greulich, Carlos Henriques and Mayor Schwager

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Poster Contest Winners
Poster Contest Winners

Annual Fire Prevention Night and Poster Contest

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 10

On Monday, October 10th 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 - Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 years. The event is organized, managed and coordinated each year by Assistant Chief Vincent Dies. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Bush Plaza Flag Pole Gets a Fresh Coat of Paint

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 06

On Thursday, October 6th, the flag pole located at Bush Plaza got a much needed fresh coat of paint thanks to the efforts of the Oakland DPW who supplied materials and landscaping, while painter services were provided by members of the OVFD who included Sean Torpey, Tom Torpey and Ex-Chief Robert Knapp.

Due to the height of the flag pole the Departments ladder truck is needed so that the pole could ... (Full Story & Photos)

Bob and Sean applying a fresh coat of paint.
Bob and Sean applying a fresh coat of paint.

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