April 15, 2013 - Suspicious Device Call

On April 15, the Oaklyn Fire Department responded to a call regarding a suspicious device found in the lot of the old Newton Pub. More details and pictures from the incident can be found on our Facebook page using the link below.

Facebook: Suspicious Device Incident

April 3, 2013 - Dwelling Fire in Audubon

On April 3, the Oaklyn Fire Department went into operation on a dwelling fire in Audubon. Pictures from the incident can be viewed by clicking the thumbnails below:

March 25, 2013 - Training Drill

Visit our Facebook page using the link below to see a gallery of pictures taken during one of our recent training drills at Lawmen Supply.

Facebook: Drill, Monday March 25, 2013

2013 Pancake Breakfast

Reminder: our annual Palm Sunday Pancake Breakfast is quickly approaching! Join us on Sunday, March 24th from 7 AM until noon for All You Can Eat pancakes, coffee, tea, milk, and juice. It's only $6 for adults and $4 for children under 12...and children under 2 eat for free! This event is always a fun time, and also a great way to support your local volunteer fire department. We hope to see you there!

February 25, 2013 - Recent Training

The OFD recently went to the Colllingswood training tower so that members could train in simulated conditions. Raising ladders and making entry through second floor windows to improve skills and confidence while wearing breathing apparatus were the focus of the drill.

To see pictures from the drill, please visit the department's Facebook page.

February 20, 2013 - OFD's St. Baldrick's Team


The OFD is sponsoring a team which will be participating in the St. Baldrick's Foundation event in Collingswood on March 10th. St. Baldrick's makes childhood cancer research grants and this event sponsored by our friends at the Collingswood Fire Dept. has raised many thousands of dollars in the past few years. Last year the OFD team raised well over $3,000 themselves and are trying for $4,000 this year. You can help by clicking here and making a donation supporting the OFD team.

January 29, 2013 - Ice Rescue Training


The Oaklyn Fire Department participated in a recent ice rescue training exercise at Audubon Lake with the Audubon, Audubon Park, and Mt. Ephraim Fire Departments.

January 13, 2013 - RIP Chief Allgire

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Past Chief William Allgire who faithfully served the Oaklyn Fire Company No. 1 and Oaklyn Fire Department.

January 3, 2013 - Minor Dwelling Fire

Last night the OFD operated on a minor dwelling fire on East Lakeview Ave. The home sustained minimal damage, but most importantly the homeowner is OK.

January 2, 2013 - New Chief and Assistant Chief

The OFD's new chief and assistant chief were sworn in at the Borough's annual reorganization meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Scott Carins is the new chief and Rich Repas becomes assistant chief. A/C Repas barely finished his oath when the pagers went off for a dwelling fire.

For pictures of the swearing in ceremony, please visit our Facebook page.

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