Fire Rescue

Orange County Fire Rescue Celebrates Promotional Ceremony

Orange County Fire Rescue celebrated a promotional ceremony for officers, firefighters and administrators on November 18, 2021, the first one since the beginning of...

Orange County Fire Rescue Reveals New, More Efficient Engine

Two years ago, the Orange County Fire Rescue Department created an Apparatus Committee with the expectation of taking a look at its current apparatus,...

Orange County’s New Fire Recruits Make History For Diversity

The Orange County Fire Rescue Department’s (OCFRD) newest fire recruits have made history as the most diverse class hired by the Department. This past...

Learning the ‘RITE’ Way: Orange County Public Safety Hosts Racial Intelligence Training for All Public Safety Agencies in the County

These are tense times for many who wear a badge. In an effort to equip its public safety personnel with the emotional and social...

Pink Engines Ignite Buzz: Orange County Fire Rescue Rolls Out Specialty Units in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The presence of a pink fire engine has become a traditional sighting across Central Florida for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Orlando Health’s parade of...

Serving up Fire Safety for National Fire Prevention Week

Kitchen fires continue to be the number one cause of house fires and home fire injuries. This year, Orange County Fire Rescue joins the...

Orange County Fire Rescue Team Helps Weather Storm Despite Pandemic Challenges

On August 26, 2020 the Central Florida Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Task Force 4 (TF4) deployed to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, just ahead of...

“Well Done” Grilling Safety Tips this Labor Day from Orange County Fire Rescue

Labor Day was founded more than a century ago to celebrate the hard work and achievements of American workers – and that’s worth celebrating...

Orange County Firefighter Encourages Asian Community to Consider Public Service

The Orange County Fire Rescue Department (OCFRD) is looking for a few good men and women to join its ranks.  Joining the recruitment campaign...