Public Safety & Emergency Services
Orange County is the first county in the state to install and operate a totally integrated, enhanced 911 system. Also in place is DeltAlert and Emergency Medical Dispatch.
The area is served by the county sheriff’s department and police in both the Towns of Orange and Gordonsville.
Volunteer fire fighters from five fire stations provide fire protection in the county and the Towns of Orange and Gordonsville.
Emergency service is provided by two volunteer rescue squads and a paid county staff operating from four locations.