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Feb 158 144
Mar 154 146
Apr 116 161
May 134 153
Jun 145 157
Jul 145 189
Aug 147 191
Sep 162 139
Oct 160
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Dec 124
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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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It Takes A Community...

Member Jeff Cabe, April 13

Recent wet weather resulted in flooding and errosion where we typically haven't seen in recent years. As we look for more secluded places to build our homes we find that we have to bridge creeks and low lying areas in order to access our home sites. These bridges create a potential response problem for fire trucks in that they sometimes aren't constructed to carry a 22 ton fire truck. Residents often ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Fire Station Bids

Member Jeff Cabe, July 08

We are working to add a fire station in the southern portion of Hillsborough that will improve coverage and response times for the fire district south of town as well as the southern parts of Hillsborough.
Over the last two years we've been working to obtain land and design a facility that will become the fourth fire station for our department.
Our hopes are that this facility will be shared with ... (Full Story)


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Highland Woods Structure Fire 27 May

Member Jeff Cabe, May 27

At 0226 this morning, B-Shift was dispatched for a reported structure fire at 1707 Highwoods Loop Road in Hillsborough. Upon arrival crews found the front porch of the mobile home heavily involved in fire. A quick knockdown of the fire limited the fire damage to mostly the front of the structure. Searches for possible victims inside the structure confirmed that there was nobody inside when the fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Cheshire Drive Structure Fire 22 May

Member Jeff Cabe, May 22

At 0323 this morning, A-Shift responded to a reported structure fire with persons trapped at 200 Cheshire Drive, Building 23. Upon arrival, crews found an apartment unit on fire. Upon entering the structure, they located a burn victim. The victim was transferred to EMS while a primary search of the rest of the structure was being completed.
Crews extinguished the main body of fire and initiated overhaul ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Holden and Miller Families Make Donation

Member Jeff Cabe, May 08

On Tuesday May 4th, the Holden family and Miller family visited the fire station to make a donation of $11,000 to the fire department's training budget. The money will be used to fund upcoming Trench Rescue training for the department as well as all other fire and rescue departments that respond in Orange County. Assistant Chief Jeff Holden died in the line of duty following a Trench Rescue response. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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