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.

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, the nation’s second-largest convention center, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners including the Mayor who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County Facebook and Twitter pages.

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