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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


Fatal Accident on I-85

Member Chris Cardwell, September 13

(WRAL) HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — At least one person was killed and Interstate 85 was closed in both directions Tuesday afternoon following a crash.

The road was closed near exit 165 in Hillsborough and is expected to reopen at about 7:30 p.m.

Sky 5 video showed several passenger vehicles and a tractor trailer were involved in the crash. One passenger vehicle had turned on its side on the shoulder of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Blood Drive Tomorrow

Member Chris Cardwell, August 30

Help support the American Red Cross by donating the most valuable gift!! ... (Full Story & Photos)

Specialized Training

Member Chris Cardwell, July 16

ORFD participated in a specialized training class today provided by SERTC.

The class, "Responding to Incidents Involving Flammable Liquids Transported by Rail", is designed to assist local emergency responders to recognize the significant aspects of flammable liquid rail transportation emergencies and the difficulties involved in containing large quantities of the flammable liquids that may be ... (Full Story & Photos)


Member Chris Cardwell, July 06

Orange Rural Fire Department is now accepting applications for full-time firefighter positions. Applications will be accepted for both Certified (NC Firefighter II) or Non-Certified individuals.

Visit our Recruiting page for more information.... (Full Story & Photos)

Structure Fire

Member Chris Cardwell, July 05

ORFD responded to a structure fire at 228 S Churton St. Smoke was showing from the roof and crews found fire in a wall on the third floor. Orange County has offices on the 2nd and 3rd floors with 3rd floor being Register of Deeds. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.... (Full Story & Photos)


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Rocky Mount firefighters battle blaze at Gardner's Barbecue restaurant - Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:48:43 GMT
Oven fire clears school in Buncombe County - Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:05:50 GMT
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Sherills Ford-Terrell Fire Department fined after drowning of one of their own - Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:36:13 GMT
Hummer SUV hits home and transformer near Hope Mills, starting fire - Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:34:22 GMT
First responders say they'll never forget fatal I-74 charter bus crash in Rockingham - Tue, 20 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Fire heavily damages Farmville home, two people displaced - Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:50:17 GMT
Storage building, contents in Boomer destroyed by fire - Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:14:52 GMT
Fire destroys cars, damages house in Myers Park - Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:43:07 GMT
Greenville fire officials rule apartment fire accidental - Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:46:31 GMT
4 dead, 42 injured as football squad bus crashes on highway near Rockingham - Mon, 19 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
FEMA grant to help Elkin Fire Department find volunteers - Sat, 17 Sep 2016 00:13:31 GMT

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