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Oakland Fire Department

The City of Oakland is protected at all times by the over 500 fire service professionals of the Oakland Fire Department (OFD). The Oakland Fire Department was incorporated on March 13, 1869 and is the only fire and rescue agency serving the City of Oakland.

OFD is comprised of six (6) divisions, including: Fiscal and Administration Services; Emergency Management Services Division; Medical Services Division; Fire Prevention Bureau; Training and Support Services Bureau; and the Field Operations Bureau.

The Field Operations Bureau responds out of 25 Fire Stations, located throughout the City and the International Airport, operating a fleet of 24 Engines, 7 Trucks, and numerous other special operations, support, and reserve units throughout 3 Battalions. OFD responds to approximately 60,000 emergency calls annually, with over 80% being emergency medical services calls.

Throughout its storied history, thirteen firefighters have made the ultimate sacrifice in service of the City and have lost their lives in the line of duty.