The Orange Volunteer Fire Department held their annual dinner March 14, swearing in new line officers for 2018-2020.
Chief John Knight stepped down from chief of the department after serving 4 years as chief; he will continue to be an active member of the department. John Knight has more than 40 years of membership in the department, rising through the ranks of Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Chief, Deputy Chief and Chief. His grandfather was a founding member of the department in 1925 and held the title of Chief for 20 years. His father and brother also held the title of chief of the department.