Located in beautiful Oak Ridge, North Carolina, the Oak Ridge Fire Department has nine full-time employees and twenty volunteer firefighters. Because Oak Ridge provides service to more than 4000 residents over approximately 15 square miles, we have two full service stations. We are an ISO rated department with a rating of "6", and we are always looking for a "few good men and women" to volunteer to help us help your neighbors.
Contact the Oak Ridge Fire Department at 336-643-3783 if you are interested in volunteering.
ORFD Mission Statement
To minimize the loss of life and property resulting from fire, medical emergencies and other disasters through prevention, education, fire suppression, emergency medical service and emergency preparedness. This will be accomplished in the most cost effective manner with maximum utilization of all available resources, never sacrificing the safety of our members.
Oak Ridge Fire Department is excited to announce our annual fall
Bar-b-que! We will again be offering drive thru service for the takeout sale of Bar-b-que
pounds and sauce! The drive thru entrance is located at the rear entrance to Station 15
and can be accessed off of Scoggins Road. No call ahead orders and this is a first come,
first served sale so be sure to come by early. BBQ pounds are $7.00 per pound and sauce
is $3.00 per container.
We greatly appreciate everyone that has joined us for the Bar-b-que dinner in the past, and
look forward to seeing you all in the fast drive thru line for Bar-b-que
pounds and sauce on Saturday, October 22nd from 9 am until 2 pm (or sold out)!
The Oak Ridge Fire Department held their annual steak supper on January 16th and recognized two very deserving firefighters with awards. Congratulations to Josh Wood for being awarded the 2015 Oak Ridge Fire Department Rookie of the Year and to Asst. Chief Sam Anders for being awarded the 2015 Oak Ridge Fire Department Firefighter of the Year. Assistant Chief Anders and Josh were voted on by a committee of their peers and were recognized for their hard work, leadership and dedication to Oak Ridge Fire Department in 2015. Congratulations again to you both.
The Oak Ridge Fire Department responded with 8 additional fire departments on December 22, 2012 for a reported structure fire at the Gideon Grove United Methodist Church. First on scene units reported heavy fire and smoke conditions with fire showing through the roof. Over 75 firefighters battled the fire until the early hours of Sunday morning, when the fire was extinguished.