Orange County Fire Rescue To Host Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony For New Fire Station 67
Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, the Board of Commissioners, Fire Chief Otto Drozd, III and the men and women of Orange County Fire Rescue Department (OCFRD) will host a community ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Fire Station 67. The ceremony will take place on June 4, 2018, at 9 a.m.
Fire Station 67 meets Orange County’s Sustainability Plan goals for safety and connectivity by providing faster emergency response and disaster preparedness for communities in East Orange County and the University of Central Florida. Orange County Fire Station 67 is a flagship project of Mayor Jacobs’ INVEST in Our Home for Life initiative.
In 2015, Mayor Jacobs’ INVEST initiative allocated $30 million dollars to the Orange County Fire Rescue Department. Three new fire stations, new fire apparatus and equipment, along with partial funding for a regional training facility, all have been funded through INVEST.
Who: Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs
Orange County Board of County Commissioners
Fire Chief Otto Drozd, III
Orange County Fire Rescue Personnel
What: Station 67 Ribbon-Cutting
When: Monday, June 4, 2018, at 9 a.m.
Where: 10679 University Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32817
B-Roll: Interviews with Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and OCFRD Fire Chief Otto Drozd III. Opportunity for footage of station, ribbon-cutting, crews will “push-in” Truck 67 – a fire rescue tradition.