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Feb 146 166 177
Mar 169 191 197
Apr 195 178 226
May 200 206 254
Jun 199 218 192
Jul 213 215 118
Aug 193 218
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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

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Chamber Publishes History of Downtown

Orange Rural Fire Department, July 16

If you live in Hillsborough, are from Hillsborough or are interested in local history, you owe it to yourself to go to: https://www.churtonstreet.org/
The Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce and Orange County Historical Museum are doing amazing work researching the history of Hillsborough and the business' on Churton Street!
From your local fire department, thank you Hillsborough/Orange ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Jeff Cabe, July 11

The Fire Chief at Orange Grove Fire Department and his wife have both been diagnosed with cancer and are undergoing treatment. Chief Baker comes from several generations of emergency responders here in Orange County and needs our help.
The Sherriff has set up an account and started a fund raising effort to help Chief Baker and his wife with the medical expenses of the treatments and medical needs.
We ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lonnie Circle Structure Fire 8 July 2024

Orange Rural Fire Department, July 08

At 0741, Orange Rural Fire was dispatched to 2308 Lonnie Circle for a report of smoke coming from a residence. Engine 234 arrived on scene to find a working fire at the location. A quick fire attack was started and a search for occupants was completed. The fire was quickly extinguished and is under investigation by the Orange County Fire Marshal’s Office and NC State Bureau of Investigation.

Units: ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Orange Rural Fire Department, July 05

The forecasted heat index for today is 110 degrees. If you have to work outside today, please try to stay hydrated and know the symptoms of heat emergency.
If you have elderly family members or neighbors, check on them and make sure they are safe.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coleman Loop Road Structure Update

Member Jeff Cabe, June 24

At 23:22 hours on Saturday June 22nd, B-Shift was dispatched to a report of a commercial building fire at 1515 Coleman Loop Road. Engine 231 arrived on scene within 4 minutes and found heavy fire involvement of the Bootstrap Brands building. The crew from Engine 231 laid a large diameter supply line from a hydrant, made entry and located intense heat and heavy smoke conditions throughout the structure. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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