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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

What's that Sound?

Member Chris Cardwell, October 06

Top Kindie Rock band Recess Monkey team up with Sparky the Fire Dog to spread fire safety lessons. In this fire safety video Recess Monkey and friends take a rollicking ride aboard a flying smoke alarm to teach children and their families important fire-safety skills. Through a funky mix of five musical genres, from rap to country, the band and a crew of kids sing and dance their way to safety: "What's ... (Full Story)

Home Smoke Alarm Basics

Member Chris Cardwell, October 05

NFPA's Sharon Gamache discusses the latest information on types of smoke alarms you need, their placement and special features. Working smoke alarms give you early warning to help you escape a fire.... (Full Story)

Fire Prevention Week is Here!!

Member Chris Cardwell, October 04

Today kicks off this year's Fire Prevention Week campaign.

"Hear the Beep Where You Sleep". Every bedroom needs a smoke alarm.

Did you know that roughly half of home fire deaths result from fires reported between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., when most people are asleep?

Smoke alarms save lives. If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out. ... (Full Story & Photos)

How Do I Dispose of my Smoke Detector?

Member Chris Cardwell, October 03

Did you know that smoke detectors need to be replaced every 10 years? Over time, the sensors become weak and less reliable. Disposing of a smoke detector depends on what kind you have. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Autumn Safety Tips

Member Chris Cardwell, September 28

Autumn is here!! Here are some great safety tips to follow for a safe season for you and your family.... (Full Story & Photos)


RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
Gastonia firefighters restore firetruck from 1921 - Wed, 07 Oct 2015 23:45:39 GMT
Follow Up: Bear Creek, Swansboro fire departments plan merger - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:22:12 GMT
Charlotte firefighters rescue person from construction site roof - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:57:37 GMT
High Point Fire Department earns national recognition - Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:59:41 GMT
Man dies in Hamlet house fire - Wed, 07 Oct 2015 07:26:57 GMT
Charlotte Fire Department honors employees - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:59:21 GMT
Johnston County woman arrested after arson investigation - Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:52:40 GMT
Lexington, Thomasville firefighters spread safety message - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:45:19 GMT
Rescue Teams Hard at Work in North and South Carolina - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 20:36:44 GMT
Gaston: Firefighters train on donated home - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:57:56 GMT
Fire, EMS memorial service scheduled Saturday at Fayetteville Technical Community College - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:11:40 GMT
Wake County to Participate in Fire Prevention, Race to Quit NC Week - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 23:38:07 GMT
Elkin Fire Department changes launched; Officials hoping to recruit more volunteers - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:42:35 GMT
Bear Creek VFD pursuing Swansboro merger - Sun, 04 Oct 2015 12:48:46 GMT
Woman, toddler safe after dryer catches fire in south Charlotte apartment - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:46:35 GMT
Greensboro warehouse damaged in fire - Sat, 03 Oct 2015 16:37:09 GMT
Business fire reported in Kannapolis - Sun, 04 Oct 2015 13:11:58 GMT
Ready to Rescue: Southern Pines Fire Department Gets New Rig - Fri, 02 Oct 2015 10:58:36 GMT
Emergency crews across the Carolinas prep for weekend flooding - Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:47:16 GMT
Identity of victim in fatal Greensboro fire remains under investigation - Thu, 01 Oct 2015 10:51:29 GMT

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