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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


Member Chris Cardwell, April 22

We welcome your donations!!
Please know that we DO NOT cold-call citizens or hire outside individuals/telemarketers to conduct fundraising for us. To ensure your donation is received by us there are several ways you can give:

1. you may use our secure Paypal link on our webpage (credit cards accepted, no Paypal account necessary)
2. mail to our department
3. bring it by the station


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Brush Fire

Member Chris Cardwell, April 14

Brush Fire near 613 Locust Rd. Two acres in a logging operation threatening several houses. Forestry plowed it and ORFD put in lines and secured the perimeter. Fire caused by subjects burning trash in a barrel near the wood line.
Special thanks to N.C. Forest Service for their assistance.... (Full Story & Photos)

High Angle Rescue School

Member Chris Cardwell, April 04

Several ORFD members had the opportunity to attend High Angle Rescue School this past weekend.
The North Carolina High Angle Rescue School is a progressive school. The curriculum offers a wide range of
rescue procedures consisting of “hands on” tasks and skills with students being evaluated during the evolutions.
The skills that are taught in this school are not limited to the wilderness environment, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Pub Ed

Member Chris Cardwell, March 29

Truck display at Hillsborough Christian Academy on March 17th. C-Shift was there to show off the truck and educate the kids on fire safety.... (Full Story & Photos)

Live Burn Training

Member Chris Cardwell, March 16

ORFD conducted live burn training this past weekend at a house off US 70A. The dept. was joined by Caldwell, Eno, New Hope & Chapel Hill fire departments. Crews practiced tactics such as transitional fire attack, mitigating basement fires, and fire flow path management.... (Full Story & Photos)


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