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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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Big Rig Rescue

Member Chris Cardwell, February 07

Suppose you’re facing an 80,000 pound tractor trailer that has overturned onto a smaller vehicle; perhaps a small vehicle that has struck a big rig creating an underride.
Several members of ORFD attended Big Rig Rescue class this weekend in Lumberton. Advanced extrication skills were covered as well as 2 days of extensive hands-on scenarios... (Full Story & Photos)

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Winter Storm

Member Chris Cardwell, January 22

As we continue to monitor the progress of this weather event, Thank You to everybody for being safe and staying off the roads as much as possible. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Motor Vehicle Collision

Member Chris Cardwell, January 16

Motor vehicle collision on January 15th at 169 Boone Square Street at Postal Connections. The vehicle lost control and drove through the front of the building hitting an employee and pinning him under debris. There were no injuries and no major structural damage to the business.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire

Member Chris Cardwell, January 04

ORFD responded to a structure fire at 17:30 this evening at 613 Locust Rd. When firefighters arrived, the kitchen was well involved with heavy smoke and flames. Firefighters were able to get a quick knockdown before it spread through the rest of the house. A pet dog was also rescued from the residence. The fire was caused by cooking.
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire

Member Chris Cardwell, December 27

ORFD responded to a structure fire at 3816 Walnut Grove Church Rd. at 2am this morning. Upon arrival the 2 story house was fully involved and the 2nd floor had already collapsed. The house was vacant and there were no injuries reported. Special thanks to mutual aid response from Cedar Grove, Caldwell, and Efland Fire Departments. The cause of the fire is being investigated by Orange County Fire Marshall.... (Full Story & Photos)

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100 protest Beaufort county leader who called firefighters providing medical help 'bubbas' - Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:49:05 GMT
Mold to be removed from a fire station in Kernersville - Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:43:08 GMT
Raleigh house fire damages duplex - Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:59:39 GMT
Pitt County emergency manager asking for more 911 dispatchers - Mon, 01 Feb 2016 23:34:11 GMT
Nearly 2 dozen firefighters battle flames, smoke in north Charlotte - Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:00:30 GMT
27 residents evacuated due to fire at Winterville assisted living home - Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:39:55 GMT
Body of boy, 4, recovered from private pond in Mooresville - Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:54:58 GMT
Valley Hill firefighter's family rebuilding after fire - Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:07:02 GMT
Asheville: 4 extricated after I-26 wreck - Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:35:46 GMT
Family tried to save deaf man from fatal Smithfield fire - Sun, 31 Jan 2016 11:05:23 GMT
Eastern Carolina Firefighters Assoc. honors retired Edgecombe County fire marshal - Mon, 01 Feb 2016 02:08:34 GMT
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Wilmington Fire Dept. hopes to send firefighter to premiere training - Mon, 01 Feb 2016 01:23:44 GMT
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Chapel Hill Residents Displaced After Fire - Thu, 28 Jan 2016 23:43:22 GMT

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