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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

No Caption Now Accepting Applications!!

Member Chris Cardwell, December 31


ORFD is now accepting applications for Full-Time Firefighters.

Applications must be postmarked by January 18, 2019

For more information, click link below.

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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)

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)


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.


2 ... (Full Story & Photos)


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Greensboro firefighters put out fire at former location of Geeksboro - Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:42:37 GMT
Wilmington Firefighters battle fire in The Cape neighborhood - Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:04:14 GMT
Dozens of firefighters battle massive flames at historic Lenoir plant - Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:32:24 GMT
8 injured in morning house fire in Charlotte - Sat, 12 Jan 2019 14:47:11 GMT
After Weaverville house fire and bridge collapse, 6 trucks stranded, 1 injured - Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
6-year-old trapped when huge tree cut Black Mountain home in half; Then rescuers arrived - Sun, 13 Jan 2019 00:53:24 GMT
Charlotte firefighters, police address mental health initiatives, combating national suicide numbers - Fri, 11 Jan 2019 20:25:44 GMT
2 people safely escape house fire in Randolph County - Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:23:15 GMT
Crews Making Headway on Second Fire Station in Southern Pines - Thu, 10 Jan 2019 22:27:15 GMT
Champion firefighters save chicken house, chicks - Fri, 11 Jan 2019 09:42:34 GMT
Trenton firefighters to host auction Saturday - Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:54:55 GMT
North Carolina fire departments struggle to recruit the number of volunteer firefighters needed - Wed, 09 Jan 2019 23:21:10 GMT
Man injured in house fire in Winston-Salem - Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:52:21 GMT
Crowders Mountain firefighter says co-workers took photos of him in station's shower - Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:41:53 GMT
Fire wakes Candler family; thankfully, no injuries reported - Wed, 09 Jan 2019 17:55:13 GMT
Edenton names new fire chief - Tue, 08 Jan 2019 20:24:46 GMT
Vance County's commissioners, fire department personnel to discuss service change proposal - Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Home engulfed by fire in Gaston County - Wed, 09 Jan 2019 04:10:22 GMT
After the fire: Helping Charlotte firefighters cope with tragedy - Tue, 08 Jan 2019 23:51:21 GMT

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