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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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Structure Fire

Member Jonathan Capps, May 07

At 9:44 crews were dispatched to 185 Fairbalt Lane for the report of a residential structure fire. Tanker 241 and Chief 205 arrived on scene to find a single wide mobile home with a working fire in a bedroom. The fire was quickly extinguished, however there was smoke and heat damage throughout the structure.... (Full Story & Photos)

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This week you may notice the lights around our Station One and the sign at Station 4 in Waterstone have turned red

Orange Rural Fire Department, May 02

Each year, the National Fallen Firefighter's Foundation hosts a remembrance for fallen firefighters that made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. The darkest day in our department was when we lost Chief Holden following a Trench rescue response into a neighboring district. Chief Holden will forever be missed but never forgotten as each year we remember our friend, coworker and brother.
Please ... (Full Story)


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😳 We know it looks bad, however everything is under control

Orange Rural Fire Department, April 29

The North Carolina Forest Service is conducting a forest management burn at Eno Mountain State Park. If you have any questions about this process please reach out the NC Forestry.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Orange Rural Fire Department, April 15

We will be hosting training for the rest of the fire departments with response areas inside of Orange County this coming Saturday (April 20). The training will occur near the intersection of NC Highway 57 and Schley Road north of Hillsborough.
There'll be an increase in fire trucks in the area starting a little before 8am Saturday and continuing until around 4pm.
Near mid day, we will be burning ... (Full Story & Photos)

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At Cedar Ridge recruiting the next generation of firefighter!

Orange Rural Fire Department, April 10

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