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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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This year we are partnering with Hillsborough Police again for our Winter Wonderland Event

Orange Rural Fire Department, November 18

You can make new/unwrapped toy donations at ORFD Station 1 (206 S Churton St) or the Hillsborough Police Dept. (127 N Churton St) until December 12th

The event will be at the Dorothy N. Johnson Community Center, located at 501 Rainey Ave. in the Fairview neighborhood. It will be transformed into a winter wonderland with a light display on Dec. 14th ready for a visit from Santa. This is a drive-through ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Retired Fire Chief Tommy Holmes

Orange Rural Fire Department, November 11

Our thoughts and prayers are with Orange Grove Fire Department and the Holmes family. Chief Holmes served the citizens of this county for many years. His tireless efforts and dedication made the lives of those he impacted better.
Rest easy Chief Holmes.... (Full Story)


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Veterans Day

Orange Rural Fire Department, November 11

As we go about our daily lives enjoying the freedoms of our great nation we must never forget where those freedoms came from. Thank you to all that have served and those that continue to serve so that we may remain a free country.
#homeofthefreebecauseofthebrave... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption On Sunday November 6th at 2am, Daylight Savings Time ends

Orange Rural Fire Department, November 02

When you change the time on your clocks we also recommend you replace the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
Early notification that a fire or CO emergency exists gives us a greater chance of survival in these types of situations. Completing maintenance twice each year such as changing the batteries and cleaning your detectors will increase the chances that the detector will perform ... (Full Story & Photos)

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It’s time for Hillsborough Spooooktacular Weekend

Orange Rural Fire Department, October 28

It’s time for Hillsborough Spooooktacular Weekend. Come on Downtown for Trick or Treating and visit Sparky at the Fire Station!... (Full Story & Photos)

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RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
Three first responders injured after shots fired at Rowan County house fire - Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:41:29 GMT
Fire destroys Mitchell County business, owner says; investigation underway - Fri, 02 Dec 2022 08:00:00 GMT
Former fire chief in Sampson County embezzled money from department, sheriff says - Thu, 01 Dec 2022 20:46:02 GMT
Candlelight vigil held on 100th anniversary of Great Fire of New Bern - Fri, 02 Dec 2022 08:00:00 GMT
It's a crime: Hoax threats against schools across the state not just pranks - Fri, 02 Dec 2022 01:15:00 GMT
Retired Camden magistrate dies in Camden house fire - Thu, 01 Dec 2022 08:00:00 GMT
Hurricane Ridge Fire in Haywood County still burning despite rain - Thu, 01 Dec 2022 08:00:00 GMT
Update: Morning rain fails to extinguish landfill fire in north Raleigh - Thu, 01 Dec 2022 08:00:00 GMT
New North Carolina laws on arson, domestic protections begin soon - Thu, 01 Dec 2022 08:00:00 GMT
‘He will be missed dearly’: High Point Fire Department's battalion chief dies - Wed, 30 Nov 2022 11:24:59 GMT
Burlington: A piece of clothing started a fire after it was taken out of the dryer - Wed, 30 Nov 2022 13:40:00 GMT
One injured after crash, fire in Cabarrus County - Tue, 29 Nov 2022 20:42:09 GMT
Wake County leaders break ground on a new public safety station in Garner - Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:01:12 GMT
Bomb squad disarms suspicious item found by Salisbury Walmart employees - Wed, 30 Nov 2022 11:51:31 GMT
Fire crews respond to Raleigh townhouse fire - Tue, 29 Nov 2022 09:15:03 GMT
'Great leader and friend': Fuquay-Varina fire chief passes away, a 32-year veteran of fire department - Tue, 29 Nov 2022 01:23:00 GMT
38 Charlotte firefighters control fire on East 7th Street - Mon, 28 Nov 2022 08:00:00 GMT
Garner to break ground on New Public Safety Station - Mon, 28 Nov 2022 12:54:45 GMT
Landfill fire in North Raleigh triggers complaints - Mon, 28 Nov 2022 08:00:00 GMT
No one hurt after single-engine aircraft makes crash landing at Concord airport - Mon, 28 Nov 2022 08:00:00 GMT

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