Fire & EMS

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The County of Orange Fire and EMS (COFEMS) career department was established in 1998 due to a need for more EMS professionals to respond to an ever-rising 911 call volume in the county. With approximately 5,500 EMS calls every year, there are currently four (4) Fire / EMS stations staffed by career medic / firefighters twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week. Presently, COFEMS has thirty-seven (37) career staff serving Orange County's 34,000 residents.

Our Mission

To serve our community by protecting and preserving life, property, and the environment through prevention, education, emergency medical services, rescue, and fire suppression.

Fire & EMS Facebook page

The Department of Fire & EMS maintains a Facebook page that is regularly updated with current news from within the Department and industry.