OVFR is seeking proposals from qualified contractors for the replacement and painting of siding of the apparatus bay  

and the replacement and associated electrical work to install a new generator for the building.

401 Washington Ave SE Orting WA 98360

Dear Orting Valley Fire and Rescue Resident,

OVFR would like to thank all the voters for passing our 2 lid lifts.  This election will allow our levy’s to stabilize for the next 6 years.  The passage of the levy’s will allow the district to address many of our strategic goals.   

OVFR is committed to providing you high quality service every day.   In 2017 we ran 2080 calls, an increase of 35% since 2010. 

We will still be working on completing our strategic plan goals.  Those goals include:

  • Long term solution to headquarters station-Purchased from the City on 1/1/2018

  • Stabilize the Fire levy- Passed 8/7/2018

  • Stabilize the EMS levy-Passed 8/7/2018

  • Increase staffing to address rising call volumes-begin in 2019

  • Replenish reserves-end of 2018

  • Start an apparatus replacement plan-begin in 2019

  • Explore opportunities with our partner agencies-ongoing

    As always, if you have questions or concerns, please come see me at the fire station.  Additionally, fire commissioner meetings are generally the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month.  The schedule is posted below.  

    Again, thank you for your support of your fire department.


    Zane Gibson, Fire Chief

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We would like to invite you to attend our Board of Commissioners meetings in September of 2018.

Thursday September 6th located at 401 Washington Ave SE and Tuesday September 25th located at 19503 150th Ave E.

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Current Fire Safety Burn Ban information

Current air pollution burn ban information

Pierce county Alert!

Notice of Privacy practices

public records request Form

patient records request

Please scan and email completed records requests to kkemp@ovfr.org

Board of Commissioner Meeting minutes