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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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Time Changes Sunday 14 March

Member Jeff Cabe, March 12

Daylight Savings time starts Sunday morning March 14th at 0200. As a reminder, please change your smoke detector batteries when you change your clocks. Smoke detectors have a 10 year life span so while you are changing batteries it might also be a good time to check the date on the detector. This is usually printed on the detector or on a label on the wall or ceiling side of the detector. For more ... (Full Story)


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Kenion Road Woods Fire 10 March

Member Jeff Cabe, March 10

At 1419 hours today, A-Shift responded to a large woods fire in the 500 block of Kenion Road. Upon arrival of the first Chief Officer, he reported a large fire in the woods. Using leaf blowers and hand rakes, crews installed fire breaks around the fire to contain the spread and protect multiple structures and some farm machinery. Once the fire was contained, crews went back over the area with portable ... (Full Story)


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New Hope Structure Fire 10 March

Member Jeff Cabe, March 10

At 0326 this morning, C-Shift responded to a report of a structure fire at 1010 New Hope Church Road. Upon arrival crews found smoke and flames visible. They initiated an aggressive fire attack and checked the structure for occupants. The fire was extinguished and all fire units were placed back into service. We would like to thank New Hope Fire, Eno Fire, Orange Grove Fire and Orange County EMS ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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