Fire Department

Mission Statement

As first responders to fires, public safety and medical emergencies, the Orange Fire Department protects the lives and property of the City of Orange Township residents, stakeholders, and visitors. The department prides itself on the advancement of public safety through our fire prevention, community outreach and educational programs. The delivery of these crucial services enables the OFD to maintain the safety of the City of Orange Township and Office of Emergency Management efforts. 

Vision Statement 
It is the vision of The City of Orange Fire Department to provide professional service to its residents in a fashion that is unparalleled in public service that exceeds expectations. To be the benchmark by which all service delivery agencies measure themselves and their progress. We shall accomplish this by continuously investing in our development, creating meaningful partnerships, and evaluating our impact within our community through cost-effective programs and a proactive approach.


Service – We pride ourselves on the unwavering call to protect and serve.

Bravery – The foundation of our character, the ability to overcome, compassion for others and training.

Honor – Commitment to perform the Department’s tasks, excellence of character, pride and belief in actions taken reflecting all members.

Preparedness – By utilizing all components of our core values, the Orange Fire Department will maintain its constant state of readiness to face all emergencies and challenges.

Emergency Response Services
Fires in structures, vehicles, brush fires

  • Leaking fluids and vapors
  • Explosions
  • Specialized Rescues 
  • Arching, low hanging, burning, or downed wires. 
  • Vehicle accidents with entrapment, injuries, and fluid spills 
  • Building collapse or partial collapse 
  • Automatic fire alarms
  • Medical emergencies
  • Fire investigation

Non-Emergency Response Services

  • Investigation of strange odors, noises, or other conditions
  • Home and vehicle lockouts
  • Water Leaks
  • Provide emergency lighting and electrical power in emergencies
  • Assist homebound residents with household challenges
  • Remove dangerous conditions on location

Community Programs

  • Sponsor Open House to the entire community in October
  • CPR Certification class
  • Participate in Halloween OctoberFest
  • Sponsor Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Sponsor Annual Christmas Gift to Give
  • Public Education
  • Complimentary Home Fire Safety Survey
  • Fire Department Tours & Forms

Fire Prevention Presentations
The Fire Department provides fire prevention presentations to various groups on all topics including:

  • Dormitory safety for college-bound students
  • Fire Prevention & Safety presentation to faculty & students
  • Fire safety for Seniors & Adults
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Home safety Do & Dont’s
  • Coordinate the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)