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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


Member Chris Cardwell, January 06

Gov. Roy Cooper has declared a State of Emergency for all 100 counties in North Carolina ahead of the snow storm expected to arrive Friday night.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning beginning at 7 p.m. Friday night.

Light rain will start falling in central North Carolina around 3 p.m. turning over to all snow by midnight. Here's what you can expect hour by hour into Saturday.


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Wildfires Growing!!

Member Chris Cardwell, November 11

Wildfires in the mountains continue to grow!! Party Rock Fire (Lake Lure) has doubled in size since yesterday. Now at 1914 acres.
The Office of State Fire Marshall has requested help from departments across the state to assist with structure protection.
ORFD is sending 1 engine/crew along with Assistant & Deputy Chief to Lake Lure area. An engine/crew each from Chapel Hill and Carrboro Fire Dept. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Collision

Member Chris Cardwell, October 21

ORFD responded to a wreck last night when a truck crashed into a home on Orange Grove Rd. Thankfully there were no injuries reported but there was significant structural damage to the home.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rollover Wreck

Member Chris Cardwell, October 12

ORFD responded with New Hope FD this morning to a rollover wreck on I85 near mm165. Thankfully no injuries reported.
Special thanks to New Hope Fire Department for helping cover our district during a structure fire.
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Structure Fire

Member Chris Cardwell, October 12

ORFD responded to a structure fire this morning at 173 Margaret Ln. Fire was quickly knocked down and contained to the kitchen and dining room with smoke damage throughout the home.
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RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
Fire at vacant house is fifth one this month in Winston-Salem - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:14:18 GMT
Carolina Beach Fire Department getting fire boat - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 04:22:08 GMT
Space heater blamed for fire that caused $25K damage in NW Charlotte - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:39:39 GMT
Fire damages Salisbury apartment - Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:42:12 GMT
Fire destroys Kannapolis church - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:12:51 GMT
Follow Up: Former Charlotte fire captain says she feels “betrayed” after her pension was reduced - Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
6 people, including 3 children, displaced after Harrisburg house fire - Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:40:51 GMT
Cape fear training center equips new firefighters with hands on skills - Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:21:09 GMT
Pender County: Class is in session for North Carolina firefighters - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:48:57 GMT
Lenoir County home destroyed by fire, elderly woman escapes safely - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 19:31:48 GMT
Asheville fire crews battle 2nd Thursday blaze - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:43:40 GMT
Lanes reopen after car fire on I-540 in Raleigh - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:41:13 GMT
Residents wake up to house fire in Canton - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:53:43 GMT
Winston-Salem issues urgent warning about kerosene-gasoline mix-up at convenience store - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:13:21 GMT
Winston-Salem had four fires in abandoned or vacant buildings in the first week of the year, assistant fire chief says - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:17:56 GMT
Puppy saved from burning home is reunited with Asheville firefighters - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:09:34 GMT
Man found dead after Black Mountain house fire - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:12:20 GMT
Blue Ridge fire chief honored for serving community - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 04:36:43 GMT
Firefighters battle flames of massive Marshville house fire - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:41:07 GMT
Reidsville Newlyweds Grab 5 Pets, Crawl to Escape Fire - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 02:48:06 GMT

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