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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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Member Chris Cardwell, July 27

Join us for the 2019 Jeff Holden Memorial Golf Tournament!!
In honor of Assistant Chief Jeff “Stan” Holden with the Orange Rural Fire Department,
who lost his life in the line of duty, the Jeff Holden Memorial Scholarship Fund will be used
for the advancement of education in the fire sciences.

Sponsorships Also Available!!

When: September 20, 2019
Where: Occoneechee Golf Club

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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)


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Chapel Hill Fire Department Remembers Retired Chief Everett Lloyd - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:31:31 GMT
Battalion chief shocked by downed power line in Archdale after storms identified, being released from hospital - Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:44:48 GMT
Raleigh 911 Board awarded $3.9 million grant for 911 system upgrades - Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kannapolis man charged with first-degree arson - Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Gastonia fire officers complete prestigious program - Tue, 20 Aug 2019 20:05:28 GMT
'It used to be a noble profession': Why there are less and less volunteer firefighters - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:33:47 GMT
Sugar Hill to open second fire station in McDowell County - Tue, 20 Aug 2019 21:47:20 GMT
Follow-Up: Eden Police release cause of Kentucky Fried Chicken explosion - Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:56:49 GMT
VIDEO: Fayetteville transit bus catches fire, explodes - Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:30:12 GMT
Man taken to burn center after allegedly set on fire in Asheville - Tue, 20 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Asheville: Charges filed in Beaucatcher truck explosion after FBI bomb experts, APD investigate - Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:40:08 GMT
Rowan-Cabarrus Fire and Emergency Services program in Salisbury receives national recognition - Tue, 20 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Raleigh church holds 1st worship services in sanctuary since fire hit - Mon, 19 Aug 2019 03:40:04 GMT
Kinston leaders welcome teen burn victims heading to camp - Sat, 17 Aug 2019 04:16:48 GMT
Apex arson suspect caught on camera - Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:38:22 GMT

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