Incidents
'2018' '2017'
Jan 212 144
Feb 161 155
Mar 150 145
Apr 168 162
May 168 163
Jun 147 161
Jul 175 157
Aug 144 176
Sep 152 156
Oct 207 185
Nov 160
Dec 192
Total 1684 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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Donate to Toys for Tots

Member Chris Cardwell, December 02

Help the Marines make Christmas possible for less fortunate children. Donate a new toy to Toys for Tots.

Orange Rural Fire Department is an official toy drop-off site.... (Full Story)


 
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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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No Caption 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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Asst. Chief Holden Funeral Service

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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No Caption 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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