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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

If you are planning to travel through Hillsborough today, remember that the stretch of Churton between Highway 70 and Corbin (Steve's Garden Market) will be closed starting at 1pm for parade entries to line up You can still get around by going down Nash

Orange Rural Fire Department, December 03

Due to utility work related to a downed tree, St. Mary's Road may be limited access until Duke Energy gets the poles replaced and lines back up.
Please join us for the Elf Run, Parade and tree lighting this afternoon starting at 4pm.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 271 has responded to assist Graham Fire Department on a 3rd alarm commercial structure fire at 300 East Parker St

Orange Rural Fire Department, November 12


Units: 271, 201, 203... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews Demobilized

Member Jeff Cabe, November 10

On Monday, 6 November 2023 we deployed four personnel an engine and a brush truck to Hendersonville, North Carolina to assist with structure protection related to a large wild fire.
Our personnel and apparatus have spent the last three days building fire breaks, prepping houses to reduce the chances of autoignition should the wild fire get close, extinguishing spot fires and putting in hose lines ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Today crews worked the northeast corner of the incident, extinguishing hot spots within 100 ft of the fire line

Orange Rural Fire Department, November 09

Work was slow and tedious working through years of leaf litter buildup “duff”. After today’s progress and tomorrows forecast of cooler temperatures and a chance of rain, crews will be returning home in the morning.

#PoplarRdfire #mutalaid #bringontherain #headinghome... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews deployed to Hendersonville spent today fortifying fire lines to keep the fire from threatening homes in the area

Orange Rural Fire Department, November 07

We also extinguished hot spots in the burned areas and provided water for NC Forestry crews working in the area.

Units: 202, 232, 255

#mutalaid #OneTeamOneMission #payitforward... (Full Story & Photos)

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RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
1 dead after trailer fire in Wayne County, sheriff says - Fri, 01 Dec 2023 23:13:15 GMT
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Follow Up: Wesley Chapel Fire Department warns drivers against running over fire hoses - Wed, 29 Nov 2023 20:53:00 GMT
4 escape house fire, Durham Fire Department says - Thu, 30 Nov 2023 04:39:42 GMT
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Occupants escape, 3 firefighters briefly trapped in large fire at south Charlotte home - Mon, 27 Nov 2023 10:08:14 GMT
Eight people displaced after house fire in Thomasville - Sun, 26 Nov 2023 06:59:28 GMT
Sauratown Mountain fire now 79% contained; crews mopping up - Sun, 26 Nov 2023 04:13:48 GMT
Crews respond to Hightsville fire - Mon, 27 Nov 2023 18:49:00 GMT
Wildfire risk rising amid rapid development in North Carolina - Wed, 22 Nov 2023 01:43:00 GMT
Firefighters share plans to attack the Sauratown Mountain Fire after the rain clears - Wed, 22 Nov 2023 09:22:52 GMT
VIDEO: Large fire envelops abandoned motel in Gastonia - Tue, 21 Nov 2023 08:00:00 GMT
Sauratown Mountain wildfire at 41% containment as efforts continue - Tue, 21 Nov 2023 21:36:03 GMT
Lenoir indoor flea market severely damaged following wood stove fire - Mon, 20 Nov 2023 22:37:00 GMT
Fire damages Kitty Hawk hotel - Mon, 20 Nov 2023 19:55:30 GMT

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