Incidents
(2019) (2020)
Jan 169 168
Feb 155 158
Mar 173 154
Apr 187 116
May 178 134
Jun 190 145
Jul 167 145
Aug 152 147
Sep 155 162
Oct 189 69
Nov 165
Dec 177
Total 2057 1398

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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No Caption Lannie Drive Structure Fire- 23 November

Member Jeff Cabe, November 23

At 0139 this morning, Orange Rural, Eno, New Hope and Efland fire departments responded to a reported structure fire at 2200 Lannie Drive in Hillsborough. First arriving units found a single wide mobile home that was fully engulfed by flames. Firefighters searched the building for occupants and used hoselines, fans and hand tools to extinguish the fire and search for hot spots. The fire was under ... (Full Story & Photos)

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We Are Hiring Part Time Firefighters

Member Jeff Cabe, September 18

We currently have openings for part time firefighters. We are looking for firefighters with current NC Firefighter and EMT Certifications. Must possess a NC Class B Driver License have a clean criminal history and driving record. If interested, print the application and follow the directions. If you need more information, call Station 1 at 919-732-7911.... (Full Story)


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No Caption Lithium Ion Battery Safety

Member Jeff Cabe, August 31

With Schools in Orange and surrounding counties using Distance Learning, beware of devices that contain Lithium Batteries. Never keep them plugged in for long periods of time, especially overnight.

Orange County Residents can bring any type of battery to any of the Orange County Solid Waste and Recycling Centers for recycling.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters

Member Jeff Cabe, August 20

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation holds a yearly tribute to firefighters that have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. The tribute shows support for the firefighter and the families they left behind by asking everyone to light up their homes, businesses, government buildings and monuments with red lighting. This year the tribute will run from September 27 to October 4. Please ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Maintaining the Fleet

Member Jeff Cabe, August 19

Our crews spent time today making repairs to the department's aerial platform. During a recent inspection it was found that the wiring for the aerial ladder had damaged insulation. Department personnel ordered the replacement wire, removed the damaged wiring and installed new in its place. Our personnel spend a large portion of their time cleaning, repairing and maintaining the trucks, equipment and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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RSS Feed for Daily Dispatch: North Carolina News
Four homeless after Raleigh fire - Wed, 25 Nov 2020 04:36:25 GMT
Possible outbreak of COVID-19 among firefighters forces changes in Onslow County - Tue, 24 Nov 2020 22:39:42 GMT
Winston-Salem amends State of Emergency declaration backing up governor's orders, fines and possible jail time for offenders - Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:08:49 GMT
Wilmington Police and Fire departments bring free Thanksgiving meals to 100 families - Wed, 25 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT
Multiple fire districts receive improved insurance rating in Pitt County - Tue, 24 Nov 2020 08:00:00 GMT
Indian Beach police, fire departments may need new radios - Mon, 23 Nov 2020 07:53:18 GMT
Fire breaks out at Burlington home, no injuries - Tue, 24 Nov 2020 02:37:41 GMT
Apex Fire Department helps demonstrate how not to fry a turkey - Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:20:05 GMT
Firefighter taken to hospital after large fire damages home in Johnston County - Sun, 22 Nov 2020 22:07:50 GMT
Related: Cleveland firefighter ejected from truck on way to house fire in Johnston County - Sun, 22 Nov 2020 20:36:15 GMT
Wrightsville Beach remembers Jeremy Owens - Sun, 22 Nov 2020 19:28:34 GMT
Morehead City to lease extra space for Fire Station No. 3 - Sat, 21 Nov 2020 07:30:37 GMT
Employees evacuated after fire at tire and rubber plant in Fayetteville - Sun, 22 Nov 2020 00:03:57 GMT
3 men escape mobile home fire in Morehead City - Thu, 19 Nov 2020 15:55:15 GMT
‘It’s not like the flu’: Burke County first responder recovers from COVID-19 - Fri, 20 Nov 2020 01:22:17 GMT
Lenoir's first African American firefighter dies at 76 - Thu, 19 Nov 2020 20:20:59 GMT
Boats catch fire at Lake Norman marina in Cornelius - Fri, 20 Nov 2020 16:26:15 GMT
Lenoir firefighters rescue deer stranded in creek - Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:43:34 GMT
Fire damages leasing office at Durham apartment complex - Thu, 19 Nov 2020 13:47:19 GMT
Community mourns passing of Jeremy Owens, captain of Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue - Wed, 18 Nov 2020 19:43:50 GMT

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