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Inside the Oakland Fire Department


The Oakland Fire Department (OFD) employs more than 500 personnel who provide fire suppression, emergency medical services, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster response, code enforcement, fire investigations, and public education for a population of approximately 420,000 over an area of about 78 square miles. Learn more about the six divisions that make up OFD.