Fire Rescue

Mayor Jacobs, Chief Drozd, and some first responders stand for a picture at a fire station

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Announces Orange County Fire Rescue’s Project Leave Behind to Help Prevent Deadly Opioid Overdoses

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined Orange County Fire Chief Otto Drozd III and Orange County Medical Director Dr. Christian Zuver with first responders...

Mayor Jacobs and other leaders wearing pink shirts, holding a dog in front of a pink bus
People standing next to a fire truck, listening to a first responder lecture

Orange County Experience Program Engages Residents and Provides Insight into Local Government

Orange County Government welcomed the seventh class of local residents to the Orange County Experience program on Aug. 3, 2018 at the County’s Fire...

Mental Health Clinicians Participate in Mock Fire Rescue Event to Aid First Responders

Mental Health Clinicians Participate in Mock Fire Rescue Event to Aid First Responders

Orange County Fire Rescue Department (OCFRD) recently partnered with the Florida Firefighters Safety and Health Collaborative to host the Clinician Awareness Program. This statewide...

Firefighter's blue helmet that reads "343 Hero Challenge"

Boston Strong Survivor Named Honor Athlete in Orange County Fire Rescue 343 Hero Challenge

As a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, Lee Ann Yanni is not just strong, she is Boston Strong. In recognition of her...

Mayor Jacobs, Fire Chief Drozd and many other people posing for a picture of a ribbon cutting

Orange County Fire Rescue Celebrates Opening of New Fire Station as Part of INVEST in Our Home for Life Initiative

Orange County Government celebrated the opening of Fire Rescue Station 67 on June 4, 2018.

Mayor Teresa Jacobs was joined by District 3 Commissioner Pete...

Speaker with a photo of a child

Central Florida Fire Rescue Personnel Boldly Fight Pediatric Cancer at Johnny’s BIG Shave

For the ninth year, Orange County Fire Rescue (OCFR) engineer Steve Kibler embarked on his annual tradition of shaving his head under the watchful...

Orange County Fire Rescue officers standing together

Orange County Fire Fighters and Personnel go Door-to-Door to Prevent Heroin-Related Overdoses in Community Hit Hard by Opioid Trend

Since the beginning of 2018, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office alone has responded to more than 156 overdoses, resulting in at least nine deaths....

Orange County Fire Rescue at Toys R Us

Orange County Fire Rescue’s Shop with a Firefighter Brings Holiday Magic to Deserving Children

Orange County Fire Rescue partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida to make the holidays extra special for nearly 30 well-deserving students...