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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

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No Caption Burning Ban in Effect

Member Jeff Cabe, November 29

This evening we were notified that the North Carolina Forest Service has issued a Burning Ban for all areas of the state that are greater than 100 feet from a residence. Following the direction from the state, Orange County Fire Marshal Farnan has issued a burning ban for areas within 100 feet of a residence.
Our community is experiencing extremely dry conditions and winds that could take a small ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Parade Sunday, Streets Closed

Member Jeff Cabe, December 02

The Hillsborough Holiday Parade will be Sunday December 5th starting at 4pm. Churton Street will be closed to through traffic starting around 3:45pm. All streets that cross Churton between US 70 and the Eno River Bridge will be blocked where they cross Churton Street.
We urge everyone to come see the parade but if parades are not your thing, we urge you to avoid downtown.
We will be placing fire trucks ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Ground Breaking at Station 4

Member Jeff Cabe, November 16

Our Board of Directors and firefighters were accompanied by Town Commissioners, County Commissioners, Emergency Services staff, and town staff for the ground breaking ceremony for the new fire station. This will be the fourth fire station for the department and the first time that a non-profit fire department has jointly built a fire station with the county and town involved. The station is located ... (Full Story & Photos)

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We are growing!

Member Jeff Cabe, October 25

Last week we awarded bid on our fourth fire station. The new building will be a combination fire and EMS station located at 350 College Park Road in Hillsborough. This location was picked because it provides us better access to the homes and businesses in the southern portions of the fire district, the southern portions of Hillsborough and the two interstates. The land was acquired from the Town of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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We Are Hiring Part Time Firefighters

Member Jeff Cabe, October 18

We currently have openings for part time firefighters. We are looking for firefighters with current NC Firefighter and EMT Certifications. Must possess a NC Class B Driver License have a clean criminal history and driving record. If interested, print the application and follow the directions. If you need more information, call Station 1 at 919-732-7911.... (Full Story)


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