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Town of Orono

Fire Department
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Multiple depts. work to extinguish a four alarm fire at the historic Katahdin building
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Firefighter Paul Haley uses ice picks to pull himself out of the icy water
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The Bennoch Road Station -- from the Orono Fire Department photo archives



Thank you for visiting the website of the Orono Fire Department. We hope these pages help you find out more about the services available to you, how the department operates, and how to contact us if you need further assistance. We look forward to serving the community in every way possible and our mission statement serves as our commitment to you. If you ever need assistance, please contact us anytime.





The Orono Fire Department will:

Be a leader in fire protection and emergency management by efficiently providing uncompromised services to the citizens of Orono and the University of Maine.

  • Protect citizens from fire, natural and man-made disasters, hazardous materials and other dangers.
  • Utilize personnel effectively to ensure response consistent with established performance delivery goals.
  • Continue with loss prevention efforts through education, code management, inspections, training, planning and by using a systematic method of risk management.

 To fulfill our mission, we will employ skilled individuals committed to continuously improving their ability to discover and satisfy the needs of our citizens in an innovative, safe and ethical manner.