2015 Incidents
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Mar 143
Apr 153
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Jun 174
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Orange Rural Fire Department

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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

Lots & Lots of Training!!

Member Chris Cardwell, November 09

Several members attended Structure Collapse School in Shelby, NC for 2 weeks. This is top notch training that includes shoring, breaching/breaking, lifting/moving including crane operations, search using sophisticated equipment, and metal cutting. Skills which are necessary in the event of a structural collapse. Special Thanks to Chris Wade for providing the pics!!

Troy Breshears & Chris Cardwell ... (Full Story & Photos)

Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries

Member Chris Cardwell, November 01

Daylight Savings means time to change your smoke detector batteries.... (Full Story & Photos)

New Trucks Being Built

Member Chris Cardwell, October 29

Our 2 new Engines are in the process of being built to be completed in December. Several members of the department went to the Sutphen Plant in Ohio this week to check on the trucks for the "Mid-Construction Meeting". The trucks are built in separate sections (body, chassis, cab, pump module, etc.) and then assembled together after painting.... (Full Story & Photos)

Cab and chassis for Truck #1
Cab and chassis for Truck #1

Tractor Trailer Fire

Member Chris Cardwell, October 20

ORFD responded with Efland FD this morning to a tractor trailer fire at approximately 2:00am. The truck was hauling corrugated cardboard and had caught fire near the 161mm on I-85. The driver was able to detach the trailer and pull away before the fire spread to the tractor. All lanes in the northbound direction were closed for 3 hours. Crews spent 5 hours on scene which entailed offloading the ... (Full Story)

Become a Firefighter!!

Member Chris Cardwell, October 15

Are you looking for an exciting and challenging career? Are you dedicated and passionate about making a difference in the community?

Orange Rural Fire Department is now accepting applications for Firefighter positions. Applications must be postmarked by October 30, 2015.... (Full Story & Photos)


RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
3 adults, 4 children displaced after Kannapolis house fire - Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:51:31 GMT
Firefighters battle blaze in Raleigh - Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:00:24 GMT
Southport: Fire chief defends department merger - Sat, 21 Nov 2015 03:09:26 GMT
Wilson woman dies in house fire - Mon, 23 Nov 2015 09:44:44 GMT
10 displaced in northwest Charlotte fire - Sun, 22 Nov 2015 19:48:22 GMT
Two people burned in suspicious home fire in Sampson County - Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:08:26 GMT
Homeless man seriously burned, airlifted after overnight garage fire in Kannapolis - Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:54:33 GMT
Vandals target Robeson County volunteer firefighters - Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:55:31 GMT
Wrightsville Beach fire chief announces retirement - Thu, 19 Nov 2015 21:12:11 GMT
Wilmington fire staff moves into new fire station - Thu, 19 Nov 2015 22:33:55 GMT
16-year-old girl rescued after car submerged in Waxhaw creek - Thu, 19 Nov 2015 22:40:21 GMT
"On the Border" restaurant in Cary heavily damaged in overnight fire - Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:41:07 GMT
Christmas tree truck overturns in McGrady - Thu, 19 Nov 2015 12:20:48 GMT
Woman injured in Pitt County house fire in serious condition at burn center - Tue, 17 Nov 2015 19:18:08 GMT
Teen Rescued From Greensboro House Fire - Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:47:22 GMT
Fire temporarily displaces Beaufort County residents - Wed, 18 Nov 2015 01:52:45 GMT
Wilmington: Man rescued after falling into an abandoned well - Tue, 17 Nov 2015 20:54:55 GMT
Squirrels may be to blame for sparking Rowan County house fire - Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:44:38 GMT
Raleigh's Fire Station 29 is Home to Second Tiller Ladder Truck - Tue, 17 Nov 2015 20:45:58 GMT
Firefighting effort in McGrady ends; arson suspected - Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:11:09 GMT

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