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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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No Caption 2019 Jeff Holden Memorial Golf Tournament

Member Chris Cardwell, July 27

Join us for the 2019 Jeff Holden Memorial Golf Tournament!!
In honor of Assistant Chief Jeff “Stan” Holden with the Orange Rural Fire Department,
who lost his life in the line of duty, the Jeff Holden Memorial Scholarship Fund will be used
for the advancement of education in the fire sciences.

Sponsorships Also Available!!

When: September 20, 2019
Where: Occoneechee Golf Club

Click below for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hot cars can be deadly for children, pets

Member Chris Cardwell, May 24

More children died from being left in hot cars in 2018 than ever before!

Seven children across the country have already died this year because they were left in a hot car, including a 9-month-old in Wilkes County, North Carolina, according to the North Carolina Department of Insurance.

The North Carolina Department of Insurance and Governor’s Highway Safety Program have partnered to warn parents ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Orange County Tanker Shuttle

Member Chris Cardwell, April 06

The NC Department of Insurance conducted an assessment today in the Orange Rural Fire District that measured the county department’s ability to provide water at a fire scene. Various stations were set up in which water tankers dumped water in drop tanks and filled up at fill sites in a timed setting. The NCDOI uses this information as part of determining the ISO Grade for the fire department’s in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Out of control flames gut home in western Mecklenburg County - Fri, 21 Feb 2020 09:57:23 GMT
Blue Cross NC announces $8 million commitment to rural North Carolina health initiatives statewide; First responders, fire departments to benefit - Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:05:26 GMT
No injuries in Charlotte commercial car business fire - Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:52:54 GMT
Lifesavers, survivors honored at 7th annual Hearts & Heroes in Cabarrus - Fri, 21 Feb 2020 01:50:55 GMT
West Buncombe Fire Department opens new sub-station - Wed, 19 Feb 2020 21:03:36 GMT
North Carolina volunteer fire departments face firefighter shortages - Thu, 20 Feb 2020 07:02:18 GMT
First responders gearing up for potential winter weather in Gaston County - Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT
New RTP company sets out to help protect firefighters from job-related cancers - Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT
Man dead after electric unit fire in Mooresville home just celebrated 87th birthday, friends say - Wed, 19 Feb 2020 13:01:07 GMT
Firefighters rescue truck driver who fell 75 feet from I-85 bridge in Rowan County - Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:44:08 GMT
Lincoln County man sets mobile home on fire after fight with mom - Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:44:12 GMT
Update: Arson cause of September fire at historic Balls Creek Campground, investigators say - Wed, 19 Feb 2020 13:41:03 GMT
New program makes housing more affordable for teachers, first responders in Charlotte - Tue, 18 Feb 2020 23:02:23 GMT
Man faces charges after fire guts Salisbury business - Mon, 17 Feb 2020 18:46:33 GMT
Gray's Creek Fire Chief finds grandson among the injured after plane crash at training event - Mon, 17 Feb 2020 23:45:25 GMT
Firefighters battle large blaze at May Furniture in Ramseur - Tue, 18 Feb 2020 11:53:00 GMT
Effort To Restore Goldsboro's 1919 Fire Engine Gains Steam - Tue, 18 Feb 2020 10:44:04 GMT
11 people are displaced from their homes after an apartment fire in Burlington - Mon, 17 Feb 2020 21:39:24 GMT
Two people rescued in Tubbs Inlet after jet ski capsized - Mon, 17 Feb 2020 15:36:51 GMT
One dead after fire in Pink Hill - Fri, 14 Feb 2020 08:00:00 GMT

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