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Jan 168 148
Feb 158 144
Mar 154 146
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
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It Takes A Community...

Member Jeff Cabe, April 13

Recent wet weather resulted in flooding and errosion where we typically haven't seen in recent years. As we look for more secluded places to build our homes we find that we have to bridge creeks and low lying areas in order to access our home sites. These bridges create a potential response problem for fire trucks in that they sometimes aren't constructed to carry a 22 ton fire truck. Residents often ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Shine Your Light for Firefighters

Member Jeff Cabe, April 26

In commemoration of International Firefighters’ Day 2021, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) invites you to join us in celebrating firefighters worldwide by lighting your home, fire department, or organization in red. On May 4, 2021, please Shine Your Light for Firefighters by changing your light(s) to show your gratitude for firefighters who protect us every day.

Please be sure ... (Full Story)


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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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