Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
39,606 Days

2017 Call Stats
Jan 27
Feb 29
Mar 28
Apr 31
May 21
Jun 25
Jul 38
Aug 39
Sep 39
Oct 31
Nov 6
Dec
Total 314

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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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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When it's time to change your clock, it's time to change your battery!

Ex-Chief Robert Knapp, November 02

For 30 years, the International Association of Fire Chiefs ("IAFC") and Energizer have worked together with local fire departments to remind citizens to change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when they change their clocks back in the fall. Today, more than 6,000 local fire departments participate in the program.

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery" has been recognized ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Haunted Hot Dogs are Served

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 31

A Halloween special returned once again to the Company 2 firehouse where members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department served up hot dogs, potato chips and candy to hungry Trick 'r Treaters who stopped by for a visit. Nearly 200 hot dogs were served to our guests and a few might just have found a nice warm home in the belly of some hungry fireman as well.

Members of the OVFD extended the fun ... (Full Story & Photos)

Department Chief Dave Hutsebaut serves up comfort food
Department Chief Dave Hutsebaut serves up comfort food

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Oakland Trick 'r Trunk

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 28

On Saturday, October 28th, the Public Events Committee held their annual Trick 'r Trunk event by the Oakland Library and Veterans Park.

This years event was one of the best attended events with close to 500 children attending. The mornings fun kicked off with a Halloween Parade that started at the Valley Middle School went through Veterans Park and up to the events area on the lawn next to the Board ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Annual Fire Prevention Open House and Poster Contest

Photographer Frank Di Pentima (Photo Credits to Ex Chief Robert Knapp, Jr.), October 09

On Monday, October 9th 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 – Every Second Counts Plan 2 Ways Out. The event is organized, managed and coordinated each year by Assistant Chief Vincent Dies.

One of the cornerstones of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Co 1 Captain Lew Thurston and fireman Jeff Pereira and Junior Gary Greulich visit Dogwood School for Fire Prevention Week.
Co 1 Captain Lew Thurston and fireman Jeff Pereira and Junior Gary Greulich visit Dogwood School for Fire Prevention Week.

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OVFD Participates in Annual Chotober Fest

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, October 08

On Sunday, October 8th, the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department participated in the annual Choctober Fest sponsored by Thomas "Chopper" Russo. The event, which was held at the Oakland Knights of Columbus, is a showcase for all local area Charities and Clubs as a way to raise awareness about these organizations, increase awareness of their support in our Community and gain new members for anyone interested ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Company 2 Adds a New Member

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, September 27

On Wednesday, September 27th, the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department welcomed a new member to the ranks when Andrew Colurciello took the Oath of Office at the Town Council Meeting.

Andrew was joined by his family as Mayor Schwager administered the Oath to him. He is joining the OVFD as a member of Company 2.

We wish Andrew all the best and thank him for taking on the responsibility of becoming ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Member Joins the Ranks

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, June 28

On Wednesday, June 28th, the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department welcomed a new member to the ranks when Daniel Binder took the Oath of Office at the Council Meeting that was held at the Oakland Senior Center.

Daniel was joined by his wife, children and many family members as Mayor Schwager administered the Oath to him. Daniel is joining the OVFD as a member of Company 2 and he also joins his brother ... (Full Story & Photos)

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