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Orem City Fire Department
Updated: Monday, November 30, 2009 - 01:45:56 PM
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Orem-Lindon Fire & EMS department is located in Utah County, Utah. We respond to over 6500 calls a year out of four fire stations strategically located throughout the City with land recently purchased for a fourth Fire Station to accommidate recent growth for our college community areas. Below is some other General information about the City. General Information ï¿½Population: 100,000 ï¿½Area: Approximately 23 square miles ï¿½Located in Utah County. ï¿½40 miles south of Salt Lake City and Salt Lake International Airport. ï¿½4 major on/off interchanges to Interstate 15 which runs North and South. ï¿½The Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains forms Orem's eastern boundary. ï¿½Utah Lake, the State's largest freshwater lake, forms Orem's western boundary. ï¿½Neighbors to the south include Provo, Springville, Spanish Fork and Payson. ï¿½Neighbors to the north include Lindon, Pleasant Grove, and American Fork. ï¿½Environment includes all 4 seasons with local outdoor activities during each one. ï¿½Home of the national Timpanogos Storytelling Festival. ï¿½17 Elementary Schools, 3 Junior High Schools, 3 High Schools, all in Alpine School District. ï¿½Home to Utah Valley State College, a 4 year public school, with 25,000+ students. ï¿½Neighbors to Brigham Young University (BYU) located in Provo ï¿½Nearby entertainment includes Sundance Resort 20 minutes up Provo Canyon, NBA Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City. ï¿½Home of national high school teams in track and field and basketball. ï¿½20-40 minutes away from over 6 national ski resorts. ï¿½15-30 minutes away from lakes and reservoirs for water-skiing and fishing. ï¿½Nationally recognized Provo River is locate up Provo Canyon for fishing ï¿½Close to many National Forest campgrounds. ï¿½Nearby to challenging rock climbing canyons. In 2008, Orem was awarded a long term contract for Fire and Paramdic for the community. Housed at Station 35 in Lindon is a class A Structure Engine, paramedic unit, and Brush Unit. Along we have 4 Full Time Firefighters Assigned.
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