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Feb 144
Mar 146
Apr 161
May 153
Jun 157
Jul 189
Aug 191
Sep 196
Oct 206
Nov 180
Dec 192
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Orange Rural Fire Department

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Department Recognizes Firefighter and Officer of the Year

Member Jeff Cabe, December 21

Each year the department members vote anonymously to recognize two of their peers for going over and beyond the normal call of duty. One is recognized as the Firefighter of the Year and other as the Officer of the Year.

This year's Firefighter of the Year is Julio Perez. Julio has been with the department for just under two years and is credited with rescuing one person from a burning mobile home ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Hillsborough Avenue Fire 29 December

Member Jonathan Capps, December 29

At 10:48 C-Shift responded to a reported structure fire at 212 South Hillsborough Avenue, in the historic district. Ladder 271 arrived on scene and found a two story structure with flames visible from the roof and rear of the structure. An aggressive fire attack was initiated and the building was searched for occupants. The fire was under control in approximately 25 minutes. The cause of the fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lori Drive Structure Fire 25 December

Member Jeff Cabe, December 25

At 14:33 hours this afternoon, A-Shift responded to a reported structure fire near 2004 Lori Drive outside of Hillsborough. Orange County EMS arrived on scene and reported someone burning leaves. Engine 231 arrived on scene and found the rear porch of an abandoned mobile home on fire. Fire had extended into the rear bedroom of the home. Neighbors were trying to extinguish the fire with a garden hose ... (Full Story & Photos)

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We Are Hiring Part Time Firefighters

Member Jeff Cabe, October 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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