'2018' '2017'
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Feb 161 155
Mar 150 145
Apr 168 162
May 168 163
Jun 147 161
Jul 175 157
Aug 144 176
Sep 152 156
Oct 207 185
Nov 169 160
Dec 159 192
Total 2012 1956

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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

Lambert Family Fundraiser

Member Chris Cardwell, December 22

Cedar Grove Fire Dept. is having a fundraiser to help support the Lambert family. Click on the link below to their FB page and send them a message to purchase a shirt.

One of our own family members is fighting the ultimate fight. We are doing a fundraiser selling these t-shirts to help the Lambert family. Tracy's fight against cancer will be hard but her Cedar Grove fire department family will ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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)

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RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
Troopers say driver who hit Riceville firetruck was texting at the time - Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:29:25 GMT
Update: Child, 8, dies after house fire in Davie County; other child continuing to recover - Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:45:43 GMT
Mint Hill wants to snuff out firefighter bill - Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:44:50 GMT
Wilmington firefighters recognized for heroic effort during Hurricane Florence - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:55:17 GMT
Asheville Fire Department launches Community Connect - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 22:35:51 GMT
Antique fire helmets donated to Beaufort Fire Department; asking public for information - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 22:37:07 GMT
Firefighters in North Carolina fighting for better health protections - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 03:48:04 GMT
Tar Heel fire district seeks tax increases to fund personnel - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:11:13 GMT
New Kinston firefighters sworn in, veterans promoted - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:52:21 GMT
High School students shadow Greenville firefighters as part of Grow Local campaign - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 09:55:01 GMT
Driver killed after car strikes Kannapolis fire truck, injuring four firefighters - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:56:06 GMT
Separation pay for Elizabeth City firefighters, EMS costly - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:43:27 GMT
Pasquotank County school officials back firefighter training tower - Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:46:45 GMT
House fire in Salisbury displaces five - Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:24:08 GMT
Greensboro firefighters to conduct high-rise training downtown - Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:12:13 GMT
Burke County: Two injured, one airlifted after car hits George Hildebran utility pole - Wed, 20 Mar 2019 08:41:37 GMT
Grant awarded for Mooresville burn prevention program - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:08:46 GMT
Fire destroys Morganton mobile home - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:44:27 GMT
Raleigh: Police, firefighters' charity ice hockey game will benefit Officer Ainsworth fund - Mon, 18 Mar 2019 22:09:06 GMT
Heartbreaking Buncombe Co. school fire leads to reunion with teacher after 57 years - Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:42:57 GMT

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