Station 600

"Make every week fire prevention week"

Email Us

 

OFD

2016 Fire Runs

Fire Links

A Firefighters Gloves

Thermal Camera

Village of Oblong

Equiptment List

Station House

Brush Truck 650

Engine 651

Engine 652

Tanker 653

Squad 654

Current Roster

Past Roster

The News................January 2, 2017

 

 

Santa Toys

 

2016 Christmas for Kids
program was able to provide a brighter Christmas for 63 children from 27 families.

The Oblong Fireman's Association would like to thank the community for continued support for the
Christmas for Kids program.

We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and Happy and Safe New Year.

Oblong Volunteer Firemen's Association


 

 

April 23, 2014
Oblong Fire Department was awarded $26,000 grant from
Office of the State Fire Marshall Small Equipment Grant for the replacement of SCBA (Air Packs).

This grant was a Phase II project to complete the upgrade of the SCBA's within the department.

 


 

 

December 2013
The Oblong Volunteer Firemen's Association Christmas for Kids program in December 2013 was able to assist 66 children to have a brighter Christmas this year and 39 families.
The Oblong Fireman would like to thank the community for continued support for the Christmas for Kids program.

We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and Happy and Safe New Year.

Oblong Volunteer Firemen's Association


 

 

January 1, 2013

2012 Total Runs 94
2012 Total Loss $211,800
Click Here

December 17, 2012

The Oblong Volunteer Firemen's Association Christmas for Kids program on December 15, 2012 was able to assist 69 children to have a brighter christmas this year.
The Oblong Fireman would like to thank the community for continued support for the Christmas for Kids program.

We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and Happy and Safe New Year.

Oblong Volunteer Firemen's Association


January 2, 2011
The Oblong Firemen's Association wants to Thank everyone that donated, helped and was part of this year Christmas for Kids program. It is nice to see a community come with helping hands every year to help the kids of the community in this program. The Firemens Association this year provide Christmas gifts for 59 kids in 29 family's within our fire district.
Thank you so much.

December 1, 2010
Oblong Firemen's Association is gearing up for their Christmas for Kids Program.

Brett Neeley
Reports Officer
Oblong Township Fire Protection District



June 15, 2010
The Oblong Fire Department was awarded a Mary Heath Foundation grant of $10,162. The money will be used to upgrade radios and communication equipment to become more compatible for the upcoming federal mandate. The department would like to thank the community for all of their support. 

Brett Neeley
Reports Officer
Oblong Township Fire Protection District


May 22, 2010
       Oblong Township Fire Department has been awarded $26,000 from the Office of State Fire Marshall Small Equipment Grant Program. This money will be used to upgrade the department Breathing Apparatus (AIR PACKS).

Brett Neeley
Reports Officer
Oblong Township Fire Protection District


 

Oblong Township Fire Department was awarded a Applied Firefighter Grant (AFG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The $38,000 grant will be used to replace a aging breathing air compressor used for the departments Self Contained Breathing Appratus (SCBA).


 

Oblong Fireman's Association Christmas for Kids
program was able provided 31 families, 70 children with gifts to make Christmas a little brighter this year

The Association would like to express their appreciation to all that donated to the Christmas for Kids Program. Thank You

    Oblong Fire

Mission Statement of the Oblong Fire Department:

To protect the lives and property of the residents of the
Oblong Fire District and to assist them
when any misfortune, whether natural or manmade befalls them.

   


Listen to Engine 651 leaving the station house.

Oblong Fire

Our radio frequencies- Primary 154.430 Secondary 154.205
The department has 27 members on the roll.

Run numbers

2013 - 38 runs
2012 - 94 runs
2011 - 71 runs

2010 - 107 runs
2009 - 69 runs
2008 - 88 incidents with $ 256,500 accured damage 
2007 - 68 runs 
2006 - 81 runs 
2005 - 67 runs 
2004 - 77 runs 
2003 - 63 runs 

2002 - 61 runs, $75.850.00 damage.
2001- 51 runs, $30,250.00 damage.
2000 - 45 runs, $187,970.00 damage.
1999 - 90 runs, $348.275.00 damage.

The department has a ongoing Toys for Tots program. This past year the
department provided for 70 children. The primary source of income for
this program is the pork burger stand that the department operates at
the yearly Oblong Antique Tractor & Engine Show.The county has recently enacted a automatic mutual aid agreement. When
ever a structure fire is reported in the jusrisdiction of a county
department, the closest to the responding department is also alerted
and dispatched. This is especially helpful in the daytime hours when so
many of the members of the county departments are at work.County Fire Department Numbers
Robinson 500
Oblong 600
Palestine 700
Hutsonville 800
Flat Rock 900
Prairie Licking 1100
Chauncey 1200

Call "911" To Report A Fire