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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

Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings

Member Chris Cardwell, February 11

Congratulations to Chief Cabe and Chief Holden on the completion of the "Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings" course at New Mexico Tech. Sponsored by the DHS, this course is designed to instill in participants a respect for the destructive potential and dangers associated with energetic materials (explosives and incendiaries) that could be used in a terrorist attack.
Based on research of basic ... (Full Story)


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.


2 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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.
... (Full Story & Photos)


RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
City of Statesville moves forward with purchase of fire trucks - Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:14:59 GMT
Gastonia business fire under investigation - Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:05:47 GMT
Firefighters finish burning off liquid propane that leaked in Wilmington - Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:06:09 GMT
State fire marshal pulls smoke detector from distribution amid questions - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:41:52 GMT
Cumberland County: Safety task force to study fire issues in rural areas - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:11:44 GMT
Hoke County couple hospitalized after domestic dispute, house fire - Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:30:04 GMT
Ceremony in Washington honors first recorded firefighter death in line of duty - Sun, 19 Feb 2017 01:42:20 GMT
Retired fire, police personnel honored at Black History event in Winston-Salem - Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:24:41 GMT
Body discovered after overnight Jacksonville fire - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:44:35 GMT
Kannapolis Fire Department holds awards banquet - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:13:51 GMT
Statesville City Council mulls purchase of two new fire trucks - Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:29:15 GMT
Firefighters quickly contain Candler brush fire - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:59:27 GMT
Kannapolis moving forward on replacing two aging fire stations - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:12:07 GMT
Laurel Hill storage buildings gutted in fire - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:49:13 GMT
Hickory Police, Fire departments add new recruits to ranks - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:14:55 GMT
Edneyville, Dana fire districts change; could mean tax increase - Thu, 16 Feb 2017 01:48:48 GMT
Explosion at Mobile Home in Guilford County - Wed, 15 Feb 2017 01:10:25 GMT
Spontaneous combustion may be cause of Statesville house fire - Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:11:31 GMT
Greenville man accused of son's death lost firefighter job for bad conduct, docs say - Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:36:11 GMT
Three charged in relation to July house fire in Thomasville - Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:44:13 GMT

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