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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

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)


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Firefighter expected to recover after being injured battling massive building fire in Kannapolis - Thu, 23 May 2019 21:32:53 GMT
Denton: Man Tried to Run Over Firefighters in Stolen Skid Steer, Deputies Say - Thu, 23 May 2019 23:29:24 GMT
JCC Dedicates Fire Tower Training Facility in Smithfield - Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Triad Firefighter Becomes Father, The Assistant Chief a Grandfather - Thu, 23 May 2019 23:29:25 GMT
Mom's quick actions limit fire damages in Statesville apartment - Thu, 23 May 2019 20:15:31 GMT
Durham overtime audit results about average, councilman says - Thu, 23 May 2019 23:31:19 GMT
$1.4M in additional funding: 6 Buncombe County volunteer fire departments ask for tax rate hikes - Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Jacksonville: Camp Lejeune wildfire contained - Wed, 22 May 2019 22:48:00 GMT
Construction worker dies on Winston-Salem State University campus - Wed, 22 May 2019 22:35:06 GMT
Morganton home destroyed in fire, investigation continues - Wed, 22 May 2019 20:08:16 GMT
Follow-up: Page High School student who drowned in Buffalo Lake in Greensboro identified - Wed, 22 May 2019 16:47:53 GMT
Audit: 67 Durham employees made $10K+ in overtime last year; One claimed 1,400 hours. - Wed, 22 May 2019 14:57:14 GMT
6 Buncombe County fire districts to ask for tax increase - Tue, 21 May 2019 22:24:24 GMT
Chatham County Fire Marshal Honored - Tue, 21 May 2019 14:07:48 GMT
Update: Man Who Was One of 3 Rescued From Emerald Isle Surf Dies - Tue, 21 May 2019 21:49:51 GMT
Large Apex home destroyed in fire - Wed, 22 May 2019 12:05:33 GMT
Laurel Park adopts ordinance banning outdoor brush burning - Wed, 22 May 2019 04:41:56 GMT
Follow-up: Fundraiser launched for soon-to-be bride, groom who jumped from 2nd floor to escape Dobson blaze - Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
3 Dead, 1 in Critical Condition After Surry County Apartment Fire - Tue, 21 May 2019 00:52:25 GMT
Mountain biker rescued after fall in Rowan County - Mon, 20 May 2019 21:37:35 GMT

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