'2019' '2018'
Jan 169 212
Feb 154 161
Mar 173 150
Apr 168
May 168
Jun 147
Jul 175
Aug 144
Sep 152
Oct 207
Nov 169
Dec 159
Total 496 2012

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The Mission of the Orange Rural Fire Department is to safely and efficiently mitigate Fire, EMS and
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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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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)


RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
Charlotte firefighters push for worker's comp for illnesses related to job - Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:32:33 GMT
Follow-up: Two Charged In Deadly Alexander County House Fire; Crews Searching Catawba River For Third Victim - Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:42:18 GMT
Mocksville church saved after lightning strike ignites fire - Tue, 18 Jun 2019 12:09:48 GMT
Car burns on I-40 in Marion - Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Two killed in Alexander County arson, investigation underway - Mon, 17 Jun 2019 03:36:38 GMT
Burke Mill Road area needs a new fire station, says Winston-Salem chief - Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:44:34 GMT
Man accused of setting apartment on fire in Salisbury - Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:50:09 GMT
Drone gives Wake Forest firefighters a different view - Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:01:03 GMT
$200k in damage reported after house fire in east Charlotte - Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:26:06 GMT
Raleigh: Flipping 250-pound tires raises nearly $2,000 for first responders' mental health - Sun, 16 Jun 2019 00:01:48 GMT
Police investigate after Stanly County woman's car set on fire, 'KKK' spray-painted on home - Thu, 13 Jun 2019 21:11:46 GMT
Wilson man injured, loses home in fire - Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:10:08 GMT
Obituary: James "Jim" Lester Parker, Retired City of Greensboro Firefighter - Fri, 14 Jun 2019 06:15:30 GMT
Jacksonville: 10th annual ride honors fallen first responders - Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:57:23 GMT
VIDEO: Crews respond to fire at vacant gas station in Whiteville - Thu, 13 Jun 2019 21:38:35 GMT
A HART for rescue in Avery County - Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ceremony in Harmony set to remember fallen first responders, support personnel - Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:58:17 GMT
Warrenton: Reginald Stevenson honored on retirement from N.C. Forest Service - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 20:07:11 GMT
Obituary: Jerry E. Atkins, Retired Black Mountain Fire Department Captain - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 20:06:41 GMT
Update: Nash County woman charged with murder, arson after man dies in house fire - Thu, 13 Jun 2019 00:48:03 GMT

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