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Jan 168 148
Feb 158 144
Mar 154 14
Apr 116
May 134
Jun 145
Jul 145
Aug 147
Sep 162
Oct 160
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Dec 124
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Orange Rural Fire Department

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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 NC86 North Structure Fire 27 February

Member Jeff Cabe, February 28

At 1425 hours on February 27, 2021 A-Shift responded mutual aid to Cedar Grove for a reported fully involved structure fire. Cedar Grove arrived on scene to find a one and one half story residence approximately forty percent involved. Cedar Grove initiated fire attack and searched the building for occupants. The residence was in Orange Rural's Fire district so a full structure fire response was initiated. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cornelius Street Structure Fire, 31 December

Member Jeff Cabe, December 31

At 1115 hours this morning, B-Shift responded to a report of a structure fire on Cornelius Street. Upon arrival, crews found a singlewide mobile home with smoke and flames visible from the windows and roof. Engine 231 established a water supply from a nearby hydrant and deployed hose lines and firefighters into the structure to search for victims and extinguish the fire. An aggressive fire attack ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption NC 57 North Structure Fire 30 December

Member Jeff Cabe, December 30

At 1517 hours today, A-Shift responded to a reported structure fire on NC 57 North. On arrival they found a significant amount of fire coming from the second floor and roof of a house. An aggressive fire attack stopped the fire from spreading to other portions of the building. A search of the structure revealed that the house was vacant at the time of the fire. The cause of the fire is being investigated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Worth Street Structure Fire 16 December

Member Jeff Cabe, December 16

At 0923 today, C-Shift responded to a garage on fire on Worth Street. While enroute, crews reported high volumes of smoke visible from 1/4 mile away. On arrival they found a detached garage fully engulfed in flames and fire spreading to the home near the garage. An aggressive fire attack lead to a quick knockdown on the fire. The home was checked for fire extension and found that all fire was contained ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption NC86 North Structure Fire 15 December

Member Jeff Cabe, December 16

On 12/15/2020, B-Shift responded to a report of smoke and flames coming from the attic of a home on NC86 North near Holeman Drive. Upon arrival they found a smoldering fire in the attic of the home. While searching the attic for the source of the fire, they found several small fires that appeared to have been the result of broken wiring insulation. Through hard work and with the help of thermal imaging, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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