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 169 160
Dec 159 192
Total 2012 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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Lambert Family Fundraiser

Member Chris Cardwell, December 22

Cedar Grove Fire Dept. is having a fundraiser to help support the Lambert family. Click on the link below to their FB page and send them a message to purchase a shirt.


One of our own family members is fighting the ultimate fight. We are doing a fundraiser selling these t-shirts to help the Lambert family. Tracy's fight against cancer will be hard but her Cedar Grove fire department family will ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Destroys Old Restaurant

Member Chris Cardwell, January 04

ORANGE COUNTY, NC (WTVD) -- Firefighters battled a massive fire at a vacant seafood restaurant Wednesday off Groucho Road in Eno Fire District (Orange County) .
The fire started about 1 p.m. in the back of the building, which is just off of US 70.
The warehouse used to be an old seafood restaurant but later became a storage space to sell appliances.
For most of the afternoon, firefighters had a tough ... (Full Story)


 
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Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings

Member Chris Cardwell, February 11

Congratulations to Chief Cabe and Chief Holden on the completion of the "Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings" course at New Mexico Tech. Sponsored by the DHS, this course is designed to instill in participants a respect for the destructive potential and dangers associated with energetic materials (explosives and incendiaries) that could be used in a terrorist attack.
Based on research of basic ... (Full Story)


 
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No Caption GOV. COOPER DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY IN NC AHEAD OF SNOW STORM

Member Chris Cardwell, January 06

Gov. Roy Cooper has declared a State of Emergency for all 100 counties in North Carolina ahead of the snow storm expected to arrive Friday night.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning beginning at 7 p.m. Friday night.

Light rain will start falling in central North Carolina around 3 p.m. turning over to all snow by midnight. Here's what you can expect hour by hour into Saturday.

Today

2 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Wildfires Growing!!

Member Chris Cardwell, November 11

Wildfires in the mountains continue to grow!! Party Rock Fire (Lake Lure) has doubled in size since yesterday. Now at 1914 acres.
The Office of State Fire Marshall has requested help from departments across the state to assist with structure protection.
ORFD is sending 1 engine/crew along with Assistant & Deputy Chief to Lake Lure area. An engine/crew each from Chapel Hill and Carrboro Fire Dept. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
Volunteer Firefighter Shortage Isn't Just a Problem in the Triad, It's a Problem Across the State - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:50:04 GMT
Morehead City Fire Chief: Three rescued from balcony in apartment fire - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:51:57 GMT
Young Kinston family displaced by early morning fire - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:42:55 GMT
Firefighters rescue worker trapped at bottom of 40-foot hole in Ballantyne - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:59:58 GMT
Dozens of firefighters battle large blaze at Concord tire storage facility - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:16:30 GMT
Craven County man found dead in mobile home fire - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:43:08 GMT
Cherryville firefighter earns state award - Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:01:21 GMT
Multiple units respond to horse barn fire in Cumberland County - Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:31:22 GMT
Two Treated for Smoke Inhalation after Winston-Salem House Fire - Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:48:46 GMT
Man charged with assaulting firefighters in Rowan County - Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:18:55 GMT
Hendersonville streamlines testing, reporting city's fire protection systems - Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:38:16 GMT
What's 58 feet long and needs two drivers? Winston-Salem's newest fire truck - Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:57:17 GMT
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Winston-Salem Walmart Shoppers Evacuated During Gas Leak Investigation - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:29:19 GMT
Several units destroyed in apartment complex fire in Southwest Raleigh - Thu, 14 Feb 2019 03:43:12 GMT
Dramatic video shows firefighters entering burning Stony Point home - Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:59:30 GMT
First African American Hendersonville firefighter continues serving the community - Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New Bern man charged with burning body of man who was killed - Wed, 13 Feb 2019 23:55:48 GMT
Wilson fire officials roll out new response trucks - Wed, 13 Feb 2019 21:32:31 GMT
Kannapolis Fire Department Presents Top Awards At Annual Banquet - Wed, 13 Feb 2019 03:15:03 GMT

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