Incidents
'2019' '2018'
Jan 169 212
Feb 155 161
Mar 173 150
Apr 187 168
May 178 168
Jun 190 147
Jul 76 175
Aug 144
Sep 152
Oct 207
Nov 169
Dec 159
Total 1128 2012

Orange Rural Fire Department

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The Mission of the Orange Rural Fire Department is to safely and efficiently mitigate Fire, EMS and
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Hot cars can be deadly for children, pets

Member Chris Cardwell, May 24

More children died from being left in hot cars in 2018 than ever before!

Seven children across the country have already died this year because they were left in a hot car, including a 9-month-old in Wilkes County, North Carolina, according to the North Carolina Department of Insurance.

The North Carolina Department of Insurance and Governor’s Highway Safety Program have partnered to warn parents ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Orange County Tanker Shuttle

Member Chris Cardwell, April 06

The NC Department of Insurance conducted an assessment today in the Orange Rural Fire District that measured the county department’s ability to provide water at a fire scene. Various stations were set up in which water tankers dumped water in drop tanks and filled up at fill sites in a timed setting. The NCDOI uses this information as part of determining the ISO Grade for the fire department’s in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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After 17 years, Knightdale fire chief to retire - Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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Four first responders recognized by Statesville Fire Chief - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
One Week After KFC Blast in Eden, State Fire Marshal Breaks Down Explosion Investigation Process - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 03:54:11 GMT
Winston-Salem Firefighters Rescue People Trapped In Car After Silas Creek Parkway Crash - Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:49:38 GMT
Fundraisers held for injured Hendersonville firefighter - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 03:02:25 GMT
SUV smashes into firetruck as crews investigate crash on I-540 in Raleigh - Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kings Mountain Fire Department Chief Frank Burns to retire Friday - Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:42:20 GMT
City of Greensboro To Sue Former Owner of Apartment Complex Where Five Kids Died in Fire - Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Camp inspires future first responders in Altantic Beach - Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Shelby family escapes burning home - Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:49:02 GMT
A life forged through fire service: First female officer retires from Greenville Fire Department - Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:15:47 GMT
Officials believe victim's oxygen tank may have contributed to fatal Fayetteville fire - Mon, 15 Jul 2019 21:41:24 GMT
State fire marshal lauds Wilson fire insurance rating - Tue, 16 Jul 2019 01:50:02 GMT
Junior Fire Marshal Academy kicks off in Greenville - Mon, 15 Jul 2019 22:42:34 GMT
Man's car set on fire in his Gastonia driveway - Mon, 15 Jul 2019 20:02:35 GMT
Fire Marshal: Caldwell County arson suspect set 6 fires at family homes - Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

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