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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 Hillsborough Police Department 2018 Golf Tournament

Member Chris Cardwell, August 24

The Hillsborough Police Department has changed the focus of its fourth annual charity golf tournament to benefit the Orange Rural Fire Department in honor of the agency’s fallen firefighter.

“Considering recent tragic events, the proceeds from the #HillsboroughRocks Golf Tournament will go to the Orange Rural Fire Department in honor of Assistant Chief Jeffrey ‘Stan’ Holden,” said Sgt. William Parker ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Scholarship Fund for Miller

Member Chris Cardwell, August 20

Chief Holden is survived by wife Christa and 4 month old baby Miller. A LGFCU share account was opened in the name of Christa Holden with ***Scholarship Fund for Miller*** noted. If you wish to donate, you can go to any SECU location to make a deposit into the account OR click the "Donate" button below. All funds will go directly to the share account.

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Chris Cardwell, August 15

Funeral Service for Asst. Chief Jeff Holden:

New Horizon Church
100 Horizon Pl, Durham, NC 27705

Saturday 8/18
11:00 am


*** ATTENTION FIRE DEPARTMENTS *** (non Orange County)
Point of Contact for apparatus
Orange County Emergency Planner - Sara Pickhardt
spickhardt@orangecountync.gov
please email if attending


... (Full Story & Photos)

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Orange Rural Assistant Chief Mourned, Fund Set Up

Member Chris Cardwell, August 14

Orange Rural Fire Department is mourning the loss of their assistant chief of training and safety and has opened a scholarship fund for the firefighter’s child.

Jeff Holden, 32, died Monday afternoon, Aug. 13, following the rescue of a construction worker trapped in a trench on West Ten Road in Efland.

“Chief Holden was a critical piece of our organization and will be forever missed,” Deputy Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Jeff Holden, July 05

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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RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
Apartment fire displaces 5 people in Winston-Salem; no working smoke alarms, authorities say - Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:59:38 GMT
Firefighter injured in Mills River house fire - Fri, 19 Oct 2018 10:12:45 GMT
Asheville firefighters educate Isaac Dickson Elementary students - Fri, 19 Oct 2018 10:48:12 GMT
North Carolina firefighters return after Florence rescues to find flooded fire station, homes - Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:43:16 GMT
Firefighters battle overnight fire at Fayetteville Wendy's - Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:05:42 GMT
Dozens of firefighters battle 3-alarm apartment fire in Hickory - Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:41:55 GMT
Iredell firefighter continues recovery from motorcycle crash - Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:44:37 GMT
Pink Fire Hydrant in Burlington Is Part of NC Fire Stations Breast Cancer Awareness Challenge - Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:27:22 GMT
Power restored more than 12 hours after crash downed lines in Matthews - Tue, 16 Oct 2018 04:24:30 GMT
Henderson County home saved after porch fire - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:11:55 GMT
House fire displaces family of 5 in Durham - Sat, 13 Oct 2018 00:15:28 GMT
Asheville Firefighters river rescue two trapped in hammock dangling over North Carolina river - Fri, 12 Oct 2018 22:05:56 GMT
Fairgrove Fire Department responds twice to same fire - Sun, 14 Oct 2018 21:39:36 GMT
Firefighters in Winston-Salem battle early morning house fire - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:04:12 GMT
Police: Mount Airy man that impersonated the fire department could face a $40,000 fine - Thu, 11 Oct 2018 22:28:21 GMT
Follow Up: Iredell firefighter has leg amputated after motorcycle crash - Thu, 11 Oct 2018 20:02:47 GMT
Two dogs die in house fire in east Charlotte - Thu, 11 Oct 2018 19:43:54 GMT
Former Charlotte Fire Department battalion chief sues city - Wed, 10 Oct 2018 21:42:19 GMT
Firefighters respond to structure fire on Cedar Ridge Drive in Wilmington - Thu, 11 Oct 2018 05:07:21 GMT
Follow Up: Video Captures Tractor Trailer Engulfed In Flames On I-77 near Mooresville - Wed, 10 Oct 2018 21:07:43 GMT

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