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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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Hillsborough Police Department 2018 Golf Tournament

Member Chris Cardwell, August 24

The Hillsborough Police Department has changed the focus of its fourth annual charity golf tournament to benefit the Orange Rural Fire Department in honor of the agency’s fallen firefighter.

“Considering recent tragic events, the proceeds from the #HillsboroughRocks Golf Tournament will go to the Orange Rural Fire Department in honor of Assistant Chief Jeffrey ‘Stan’ Holden,” said Sgt. William Parker ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Chris Cardwell, August 20

Chief Holden is survived by wife Christa and 4 month old baby Miller. A LGFCU share account was opened in the name of Christa Holden with ***Scholarship Fund for Miller*** noted. If you wish to donate, you can go to any SECU location to make a deposit into the account OR click the "Donate" button below. All funds will go directly to the share account.

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Asst. Chief Holden Funeral Service

Member Chris Cardwell, August 15

Funeral Service for Asst. Chief Jeff Holden:

New Horizon Church
100 Horizon Pl, Durham, NC 27705

Saturday 8/18
11:00 am


*** ATTENTION FIRE DEPARTMENTS *** (non Orange County)
Point of Contact for apparatus
Orange County Emergency Planner - Sara Pickhardt
spickhardt@orangecountync.gov
please email if attending


... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Chris Cardwell, August 14

Orange Rural Fire Department is mourning the loss of their assistant chief of training and safety and has opened a scholarship fund for the firefighter’s child.

Jeff Holden, 32, died Monday afternoon, Aug. 13, following the rescue of a construction worker trapped in a trench on West Ten Road in Efland.

“Chief Holden was a critical piece of our organization and will be forever missed,” Deputy Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Now Accepting Applications For Full Time Employment

Member Jeff Holden, July 05

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)

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RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
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