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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 This morning crews partnered with Safe Kids Orange County to check car seats at Fairview Early Head Start/Head Start in Hillsborough

Orange Rural Fire Department, February 27

9 seats were checked and the coalition provided 3 new booster seats to needy families.

If you would like to have your car seat checked, stop by Stations 1 or 4 between 8AM and 5PM. Call 919-732-7911 to request an appointment with a Spanish speaking CPS Tech at Station 1.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lessons Learned From St. Mary's Road

Member Jeff Cabe, February 26

On Saturday, our department completed a live burn training exercise on the house at 1216 St. Mary's Road near Hillsborough. During the training, our personnel were able to learn about fire behavior, flow path management, teamwork, hose line operations, overhaul operations and a host of other topics ranging from how their gear works to protect them to how long their air supply will last.
During that ... (Full Story & Photos)

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We are currently on an active natural gas leak in front of Sheetz on NC86 South

Orange Rural Fire Department, February 26

Wal Mart, Home Depot and all of the Hampton Point businesses are temporarily inaccessible.
Please avoid the area and we’ll update once the leak is controlled.... (Full Story)


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Orange Rural Fire Department will be conducting live burn firefighter training tomorrow in the 1000 block of St

Orange Rural Fire Department, February 23

Mary’s Road near the intersection with Highway 70.
Due to the limited space, fire trucks will be parked in the roadway. Anyone traveling south on St. Mary’s towards Highway 70 will be diverted down Crawford Road. The northbound lane of St. Mary’s will remain open.
If traveling through that area, watch for firefighters in and around the roadway.
Anyone wanting to observe the training is welcome ... (Full Story)


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No Caption This morning crews burned a structure located at 2503 NC 86 North

Orange Rural Fire Department, February 21

Donated structures allow firefighters to practice tactics in a controled enviroment, gaining knowledge that will help them perfrom on real incidents.

Smoke will continue to be in the area throughout the evening and we will be periodically checking on the location.

On Saturday we will be conducting another live burn excercise located at 1216 St Marys Road if you would like to come see your fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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