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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
Rescue emergencies by providing public education, prevention and emergency response

No Caption Crews Complete Trench Rescue Training

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)

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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No Caption Blair Drive Structure Fire 5 April

Member Jeff Cabe, April 05

At 1324 hours today, C-Shift was dispatched to a structure fire on Blair Drive in southern Hillsborough. The first unit to arrive on scene reported an out building fully involved, the woods close by the out building on fire and the outer walls and roof of a nearby residence beginning to smoke. C-Shift arrived on scene and through an aggressive fire attack was able to quickly control the majority of ... (Full Story & Photos)

District Updates

Member Jeff Cabe, March 02

Did you know that the fire district is made up of 62 square miles in the central portions of Orange County? Did you also know that the department serves the Town of Hillsborough via a contract for service?
Operating from three fire stations with the fourth station now under construction, the department is striving to get every property within six miles of one of the stations. Being within six miles ... (Full Story & Photos)

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We Are Hiring Part Time Firefighters

Member Jeff Cabe, February 25

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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