Incidents
'2018' '2017'
Jan 212 144
Feb 161 155
Mar 150 145
Apr 168 162
May 163
Jun 161
Jul 157
Aug 176
Sep 156
Oct 185
Nov 160
Dec 192
Total 691 1956

Orange Rural Fire Department

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Welcome to the Official Website for the Orange Rural Fire Department

The Mission of the Orange Rural Fire Department is to safely and efficiently mitigate Fire, EMS and
Rescue emergencies by providing public education, prevention and emergency response

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Outdoor Burning Safety Tips

Member Chris Cardwell, April 13

The weather has warmed up and Spring cleaning is upon us. There have been several wildfires this month already due to high winds and low humidity levels. Below are some safety tips to follow when open burning. Be sure local ordinances are observed and permits are obtained before open burning.

To prevent the spread of fires started to burn brush and debris, keep in mind the following precautions:

- ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Southern Country Inn - Training Burn

Member Chris Cardwell, March 25

Fire Departments from around Orange County participated in a Live Burn on 3/24/18 at the Southern Country Inn. Over 80 firefighters participated and learned elements of fire behavior, crew operations, fire suppression and pump operations.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Destroys Old Restaurant

Member Chris Cardwell, January 04

ORANGE COUNTY, NC (WTVD) -- Firefighters battled a massive fire at a vacant seafood restaurant Wednesday off Groucho Road in Eno Fire District (Orange County) .
The fire started about 1 p.m. in the back of the building, which is just off of US 70.
The warehouse used to be an old seafood restaurant but later became a storage space to sell appliances.
For most of the afternoon, firefighters had a tough ... (Full Story)


 
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Member Jeff Holden, October 16

Orange Rural Fire Department is now accepting applications for full-time firefighter positions. Applications will be accepted for both Certified (NC Firefighter II) or Non-Certified individuals.

Visit our Recruiting Page for more information.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Board of Directors Annual Meeting

Member Chris Cardwell, June 19

ORFD will be hosting their Annual Board of Directors Meeting tomorrow evening (Tuesday 6/20) @ 6:30pm. Elections will be held for open board positions with snacks provided. All Orange Rural Fire District property owners are urged to attend.

Location: Station 1, 206 S. Churton St. Hillsborough... (Full Story & Photos)

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RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
Firefighters battle southeast Charlotte house fire, close nearby roadway - Thu, 24 May 2018 19:50:46 GMT
Kannapolis Fire Department breaks ground for two new stations - Fri, 25 May 2018 01:46:12 GMT
Rowan-Cabarrus Community Colleges Fire and Emergency Services program receives recognition - Fri, 25 May 2018 15:00:25 GMT
Fire at vacant building in Morganton deemed 'suspicious' - Thu, 24 May 2018 20:18:22 GMT
New London VFD greets residents with new fire truck - Thu, 24 May 2018 20:03:24 GMT
Car overheats, catches fire on I-40 in Hickory - Thu, 24 May 2018 20:02:15 GMT
Johnston County deputy dies suddenly at Clayton home - Wed, 23 May 2018 18:48:32 GMT
Authorities: Man commits suicide by setting his house on fire in Edgecombe County - Wed, 23 May 2018 22:39:17 GMT
House at Sunset Stables in Thomasville catches fire - Wed, 23 May 2018 19:47:44 GMT
Morganton business building damaged by fire - Thu, 24 May 2018 11:44:50 GMT
Winterville Community Fire Department gets $15,000 grant for new gear - Wed, 23 May 2018 02:41:02 GMT
Kannapolis Fire Department Breaks Ground on Two New Stations - Wed, 23 May 2018 14:40:17 GMT
Minister said wife's death in Lake Gaston home invasion was God's plan - Wed, 23 May 2018 07:29:03 GMT
Brunswick County firefighters to raise money for MDA - Wed, 23 May 2018 03:40:45 GMT
Cornelius fire chief pushes for firefighter pay raise - Tue, 22 May 2018 02:56:49 GMT
Firefighters respond to Huntersville house fire 'in minutes' after new fire station opens - Mon, 21 May 2018 16:06:40 GMT
Pamlico Habitat ReStore burns - Mon, 21 May 2018 21:37:25 GMT
Firefighters make quick work of fire at Henkel in Salisbury - Mon, 21 May 2018 21:15:24 GMT
Currituck eyes Corolla tax for firefighters - Mon, 21 May 2018 04:52:41 GMT
Suspicious apartment fire that displaced 13 people in Winston-Salem may be arson - Mon, 21 May 2018 03:02:45 GMT

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