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Mission and Purpose

  • To provide the best in fire protection for the City of East Orange, affording East Orange the best available insurance ratings.
  • To provide a fire prevention program that enforces the Uniform Fire Codes.
  • To be responsive to citizen concerns and complaints through community relations programs.
  • To efficiently use City resources.
  • To maintain a high level of professionalism and to deliver a consistent level of service to the citizens of East Orange.


  • Provide quality training opportunities.
  • Maintain current table of organization and request opportunity to review a plan for an increase in the future.
  • Provide the school system with a public education program.
  • Provide public education/code enforcement program for the East Orange Community.


The objective of the East Orange Fire Department is to provide fire protection and other related fire services for the citizens and employees of East Orange.



Charles F. Salley,

468 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
East Orange, NJ 07017  

Phone:  (973) 266-5509

Email: Charles Salley


  • To report an emergency directly to Fire dispatch unit (973) 266-5500
  •  Fire Prevention Bureau/ Fire inspections (973) 266-5520
  • To obtain a copy of a fire incident report (973-266-5507)
  •  Training Division (973) 266-5521
  • Report Fire call: 911