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(2020) (2021)
Jan 168 148
Feb 158 144
Mar 154 146
Apr 116 161
May 134 153
Jun 145 157
Jul 145 189
Aug 147 191
Sep 162 196
Oct 160 25
Nov 161
Dec 124
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Orange Rural Fire Department

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No Caption 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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Member Jeff Cabe, October 11

Departments from all across the area will come together Friday night on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill to hold a bash that raises money to support local emergency responders that are impacted by Cancer.
The 2nd Annual Firefighters and First Responders Bash to Fight Cancer will take place Friday night starting at 6:30 on the Plaza at 140 West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. The Bash will include fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Harper Road Structure Fire- 30 September

Member Jeff Cabe, September 30

At 1600 hours today, C-Shift responded to a reported structure fire with a victim that had suffered smoke inhalation injuries. Hillsborough Police arrived on scene and reported fire coming from the doors and windows of the home. Engine 231 arrived on scene and reported that they had a one story residence with working fire conditions. Crews made entry and searched the residence for victims while other ... (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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