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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

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)

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.
... (Full Story & Photos)

Fatal Accident on I-85

Member Chris Cardwell, September 13

(WRAL) HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — At least one person was killed and Interstate 85 was closed in both directions Tuesday afternoon following a crash.

The road was closed near exit 165 in Hillsborough and is expected to reopen at about 7:30 p.m.

Sky 5 video showed several passenger vehicles and a tractor trailer were involved in the crash. One passenger vehicle had turned on its side on the shoulder of ... (Full Story & Photos)



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Update: Franklin arson suspect said he lit wildfires out of boredom - Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:06:12 GMT
Two Western North Carolina fires reach 95 percent containment, resources sent to Tennessee - Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:44:12 GMT
Outgoing Graham County commissioner asks board to remember fire crews - Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:08:00 GMT
Franklin man calls 911 to report wildfire, then is charged with setting it - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:41:06 GMT
Follow Up: Piedmont women fighting wildfires return home - Thu, 01 Dec 2016 03:03:19 GMT
Winterville's Fire Department starts internship program - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:36:54 GMT
Piedmont Triad firefighters returning home after helping with wildfires - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:39:20 GMT
Ogden firefighters facing station shuffle - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:41:14 GMT
Former firefighter accused of stealing from Chadbourn fire department - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:39:06 GMT
I-85 SB in Rowan County reopens after tractor-trailer fire - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Officials: Party Rock wildfire 100 percent contained - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:13:42 GMT
Man found in Durham sinkhole was 'uncontrollably shaking' - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 09:43:23 GMT
Watauga wildfire waits for rain, firefighters still looking for hot spots - Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:23:02 GMT
For Burlington's retiring deputy chief, firefighting is a family affair - Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:37:51 GMT
Belmont: Flags drape I-85 for fallen US Marshal - Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:41:47 GMT
Party Rock firefighters are 'sprinting to the finish line' - Sun, 27 Nov 2016 17:36:09 GMT
Waxhaw family's home burns down on Thanksgiving Day; Donations pour in - Sat, 26 Nov 2016 03:42:27 GMT
Winterville considers moves to improve fire service - Sat, 26 Nov 2016 05:55:47 GMT

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