Oakland Fire Department

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Serving Oakland For
39,369 Days

2017 Call Stats
Jan 27
Feb 29
Mar 24
Total 80

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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OFD Ladies Auxiliary Pancake Breakfast and Food Drive 3/26/17

Department Secretary Timothy DeBlock, March 26

Come out and support the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary at their Pancake Breakfast and Food Drive on Sunday March 26, 2017. The menu includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice etc. and will be served from 8 A.M. until 12 Noon. The cost of a ticket is $7 or less per person, and take out is available. Proceeds from this event help benefit the Oakland Fire Department Scholarship Fund. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Oakland Council Presents Meritorious Service and Unit Citation Awards to Oakland First Responders

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, February 22

At the February 22nd council meeting the members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department and Oakland Police department were presented with awards for two life savings events that took place towards the end of 2016.

The first award for Meritorious Service was presented for the following event:

On the evening of November 28th, 2016, the Oakland Police and Oakland Volunteer Fire Department were called ... (Full Story & Photos)

OVFD Visits the Garrard Berman Day School

Photographer Frank Di Pentima, January 29

On Sunday, January 29th members of the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department, Oakland First Aid Squad and Oakland Police Department visited the Garrard Berman Day School to show the children and their parents fire, first aid and police safety equipment. Our members explained and demonstrated how various pieces of equipment are used and allowed the children to tour the trucks and learn more about the jobs ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)

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)

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)

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

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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