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Mar 146 169
Apr 161 195
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Jul 189 213
Aug 191 193
Sep 196 222
Oct 206 219
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Orange Rural Fire Department

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Faucette Mill Road Structure Fire 9 January

Member Jeff Cabe, January 09

At 0102 hours this morning, B-Shift was dispatched to a structure fire north of Hillsborough. Initial dispatch was for a two story residential structure with smoke and flames visible and multiple people trapped. Orange County Sheriff's Deputies arrived on scene and reported a two story residence fully involved in fire. Deputies removed the victims they could get to and rendered aid until Orange County ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Station 4 Opening Planned for Early March

Member Jeff Cabe, January 04

Our fourth fire station is set to open in early March though a date has not been confirmed yet.
The building, which is located at 350 College Park Road in Hillsborough is being built as a joint venture between the Orange Rural Fire Department, Town of Hillsborough and Orange County.
Once completed, the facility will house a fire engine and crew as well as an Advanced Life Support ambulance and crew. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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We would like to express our appreciation to Efland Trash Service for providing lunch for crews working today

Orange Rural Fire Department, December 28

Thank you for your continued support!... (Full Story)


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No Caption Roadway closed at 2911 Miller Road due to a large tree on a power line blocking the roadway

Orange Rural Fire Department, December 23

Avoid the area and we will update when the roadway has been cleared.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Prepare for Exteme Cold Weather

Member Jeff Cabe, December 20

Forecasts are showing temperatures down into the teens on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with highs just above freezing. These temperature ranges spread out over multiple days will cause water lines to freeze that may not normally freeze in cold weather. We urge everyone to start preparing now for the potential for frozen pipes and extreme cold.
With colder temps forecasted, the power grid will be working ... (Full Story)


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Partial demolition of apartments in Kinston will help ease access for first responders - Thu, 26 Jan 2023 08:00:00 GMT
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