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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

Why is There a Fire Prevention Week

Member Jeff Cabe, September 18

Every year, schools and fire departments spend time discussing and practicing fire safety but does anyone really know the origins of this yearly tradition?
Well, the pros at the National Fire Protection Association have the background and are sharing it via this video link:

Fire Prevention week has a theme each year to guide the conversations ... (Full Story)

Sparky is out and about celebrating Hog Day, come on out to downtown Hillsborough for some BBQ and fun!

Orange Rural Fire Department, September 16

Stop in at Station 1 for a tour and pick up a t-shirt while you’re here!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Orange Rural Fire Department, September 14

This weekend will bring Hog Day to down town so expect higher than usual foot traffic in and around Churton Street. If you are in town for Hog Day or any other reason and have some time, stop by the fire station and support our firefighters. They will be selling t-shirts and providing station and equipment tours.
Hope you'll come out and support the Hillsborough Hog Day event and your local firefighters.... (Full Story & Photos)

Ladder Testing

Member Jeff Cabe, September 13

Crews will spend most of the day between emergency responses completing yearly ladder testing. This annual procedure checks the condition and functionality of all the parts that make up a ladder.
Fire department ladders are weight rated for rescue so each will be subjected to a static load that is approximately the same as a typical fully dressed firefighter and a victim that may be occupying the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Orange High Road Gas Leak 11 September

Orange Rural Fire Department, September 11

Our crews are currently on Orange High Road near Highway 70 for a natural gas leak and broken waterline. Underground contractors have struck both so the road is closed to through traffic. Please avoid the area if possible. If picking up children from Orange Middle or Orange High School, utilize Miller Road to Orange High Road to access both schools... (Full Story)


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