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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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Mareen Drive Structure Fire 17 July

Member Jeff Cabe, July 17

At 1412 hours Sunday, C-Shift was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 313 Mareen Drive just south of Hillsborough. Engine 231 arrived on scene and reported finding a single wide mobile home about 50% involved in fire. Engine 232 layed a supply line from the hydrant and assisted with primary search and fire attack. An aggressive interior fire attack quickly brought the fire under control. A ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Riverside Drive Structure Fire June

Member Jeff Cabe, June 22

At 18:12 hours this evening, B-Shift responded to a reported structure fire with multiple animals trapped. After, Orange County 911 received a radio call from an Orange County Sheriff's Deputy reporting the fire, Orange Rural, Eno, Efland and New Hope Fire Departmetns were dispatched to the scene. Initial reports from the Deputy Sherriff were smoke and flames visible from the residence.
Engine 231 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Department Open House

Member Jeff Cabe, June 11

Saturday, June 11th marks the 54th year since the official organization of Orange Rural Fire Department. The firefighters are celebrating by holding an "open house" from 9a-3p at the main fire station in downtown Hillsborough.
Events for the day will include equipment displays and demonstrations, a firefighter game for children and a food truck. Firefighters will be on hand to answer questions and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Jeff Cabe, April 23

Orange Rural Fire Department staff participated in three days of Trench Rescue Drills to sharpen their skills and build on the teamwork needed to handle a Trench Rescue response.
As part of the Orange County Special Operations Team, our personnel responded to three seperate simulated trench collapse scenarios. The drills were hosted by Carrboro Fire and Rescue and were held in the Orange Grove Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Kenion Road Outside Fire

Member Jonathan Capps, April 13

At 13:19 B-Shift responded to the area of Kenion Road for the report of an outside fire. Crews arrived on scene to find approximately one acre of wooded area on fire. A fire line was established around the perimeter to contain the flames. Minor damage to a neighboring fence line was reported.... (Full Story & Photos)

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