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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

Fire Destroys Old Restaurant

Member Chris Cardwell, January 04

ORANGE COUNTY, NC (WTVD) -- Firefighters battled a massive fire at a vacant seafood restaurant Wednesday off Groucho Road in Eno Fire District (Orange County) .
The fire started about 1 p.m. in the back of the building, which is just off of US 70.
The warehouse used to be an old seafood restaurant but later became a storage space to sell appliances.
For most of the afternoon, firefighters had a tough ... (Full Story)

Now Accepting Applications For Full Time Employment

Member Jeff Holden, October 16

Orange Rural Fire Department is now accepting applications for full-time firefighter positions. Applications will be accepted for both Certified (NC Firefighter II) or Non-Certified individuals.

Visit our Recruiting Page for more information.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Chris Cardwell, June 19

ORFD will be hosting their Annual Board of Directors Meeting tomorrow evening (Tuesday 6/20) @ 6:30pm. Elections will be held for open board positions with snacks provided. All Orange Rural Fire District property owners are urged to attend.

Location: Station 1, 206 S. Churton St. Hillsborough... (Full Story & Photos)

Trench Rescue Class

Member Chris Cardwell, April 12

ORFD Officers are spending the week participating in a Trench Rescue class along with Durham, Chapel Hill, & Eno FD.

Trench rescue is a specialized form of rescue, a subset of confined space rescue. Trench rescue involves shoring up the sides of a trench, and digging a trapped worker out of a collapsed ditch. Trench rescue is one of the most dangerous rescue operations to complete.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Jeff Holden, March 21

ORFD members participated in live fire training with PSNC in Cary, NC. Participants trained on the physical properties of natural gas, safety and portable fire extinguishers. Members practiced extinguishing fires in situations where PSNC employees were in danger while working on gas utilities. A Huge thank you to PSNC for allowing us to train at their facility, great people to work with! ... (Full Story & Photos)


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Fire guts oceanfront house on Figure Eight Island - Thu, 15 Mar 2018 04:13:19 GMT
Junior firefighter hurt in snowy crash near Five Points - Wed, 14 Mar 2018 22:50:38 GMT
Angela Webster accepts role as Rockingham County assistant fire marshal - Wed, 14 Mar 2018 04:26:15 GMT
Durham Man Leaves Home for 30 Minutes, Returns to Find it Destroyed by Fire - Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:17:30 GMT
Corey Mercer named fire chief in Elizabeth City - Wed, 14 Mar 2018 02:08:22 GMT
Oregon Hill Fire District Receives New Rating after Inspection - Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:04:01 GMT
Five displaced after fire damages home in Salisbury - Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:18:08 GMT
Fire guts Hickory mobile home, 'lot of reason to believe' cause is arson - Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:10:45 GMT
Kenansville store catches fire; employee suffers smoke inhalation - Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:27:18 GMT
Car hits, damages home in Hickory - Mon, 12 Mar 2018 20:10:25 GMT
One person dead in Saturday morning fire in Morehead City - Sat, 10 Mar 2018 13:46:46 GMT
Plymouth family displaced after early morning fire - Mon, 12 Mar 2018 01:49:03 GMT

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