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Jan 148 209 195
Feb 144 146 166
Mar 146 169 167
Apr 161 195
May 153 200
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Aug 191 193
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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

Fire Firefighters Need a Place to Train

Member Jeff Cabe, March 22

Orange Rural Fire Department provides fire and rescue services to the citizens of the Central Orange Fire District and the Town of Hillsborough. Candidates interested in to becoming firefighters have to meet national training standards. Currently certified firefighters have to meet on going training requirements in order to remain certified and to keep up the the ever changing environment for which ... (Full Story)

No Caption Lannie Drive Structure Fire 21 March

Member Jeff Cabe, March 21

At 14:52 hours this afternoon, B-Shift was dispatched to a reported structure fire on Lannie Drive. Engine 231 arrived on scene just over three minutes after dispatch to find a double wide mobile home with a significant amount of smoke and flames visible around the front porch and living room. Crews searched the building for occupants and found none. An aggressive fire attack from B-Shift crews quickly ... (Full Story & Photos)

Interstate 40 in Orange County is back open. Please drive safely

Orange Rural Fire Department, March 16

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We are currently on scene is a 9 car wreck and I40 East is shut down at mile marker 262

Orange Rural Fire Department, March 16

Avoid the area if possible... (Full Story)

Ode Turn Road Woods Fire 7 March

Member Jeff Cabe, March 07

At 14:13 hours this afternoon, A-Shift was dispatched to a reported woods fire. Our first on scene unit arrived within 7 minutes of dispatch and estimated about three acres burning in a wooded area around a home on Ode Turner Road. Orange Grove Fire Department was requested to send personnel and a second brush truck to the fire based on the wind conditions and access issues. The crew from our brush ... (Full Story & Photos)

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