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Orange Fire Department

The mission of the Orange City Fire Department is to prevent or minimize the loss of life, damage to the environment, and loss of property from the adverse affects of fire, medical emergencies, and hazardous conditions.


A Message From the Chief
Patrick J. Dibb


As the Fire Chief for the Orange City Fire Department, I want to take this opportunity to welcome you to our website and to thank you for taking the time to get to know us.

I am privileged to lead a fire service organization comprised of committed and skilled personnel. The men and women of the Orange City Fire Department are unwavering in their commitment to protect the lives and properties of their citizens and communities whether preventing or minimizing the effects of emergency incidents.

Customer service remains as our organization’s highest priority. Additional goals for 2014-2015 include the following:

  • Evolving as an organization to continue meeting the safety needs of our residents, businesses and visitors
  • Providing rapid response and aggressive intervention for all emergencies to which firefighters respond
  • Continually improving Emergency Medical Service delivery
  • Providing current training and mentoring for personnel to meet growing demands of the City and Fire Department
  • Proactively improving life safety, minimizing losses and reducing community risk through education, application of codes and investigating fire causes
  • Striving to improve internal and external communications
  • Preparing for, and maintaining the ability to, manage and support major incidents and disasters
  • Ensuring that all departmental apparatus and facilities meet industry standards, and are in a safe and proper working order
  •  Providing the appropriate apparatus and equipment needed to meet the increasing demands of fire service industry standards

Our organization values teamwork, integrity, and commitment to excellence.  I am very proud to be a part of a 125 member team that exudes these values every day, on every call for service. More simply stated, we promise to: respond quickly, solve your problem and be nice.

It is my hope that you find the information on this website useful. If you have suggestions for improving the site, comments, or concerns, please let us know. Please feel free to contact me directly via e-mail by clicking on my name below or contact my Executive Assistant, Andrea Brooks.


Pat Dibb

Fire Chief

Orange City Fire Department

To view Orange City Fire Department's 2013 Annual Report, click here.

To view Orange City Fire Department's 2012 Annual Report, click here.

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