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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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Fire Department Open House 2023

Orange Rural Fire Department, June 04

Today was a great day for us. Many community members and family came out to join us in opening our fourth fire station. Now that Station 4 is open, it's time to get back to celebrating the official birth day of Orange Rural Fire Department and what better way to celebrate than to host a department open house!.
On June 11, 1968 Orange Rural Fire Department was officially registered with the State ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Left to Right: LT. Justin Farrar, Driver Nicholas Stefanadis, Firefighter Josh Price, Assistant Chief John Wellons
Left to Right: LT. Justin Farrar, Driver Nicholas Stefanadis, Firefighter Josh Price, Assistant Chief John Wellons

Station 4 Opens

Member Jeff Cabe, June 02

At 1900 hours tonight, June 2, 2023 the first crew moved into our newest fire station. The Waterstone Fire and EMS station will serve as our fourth fire station strategically located to provide for better response times to emergencies by reducing the travel distance and locating in an area that has less traffic congestion.
Travel distances and response delays caused by traffic congestion can make ... (Full Story & Photos)

Open House and Station #4 Opening Ceremony

Orange Rural Fire Department, May 25

June will be a busy month with a couple of great opportunities for you to come visit the fire stations in Hillsborough.

The first option is to attend the Station #4 dedication and grand opening on June 4th from 1pm to 3pm. Station #4 is inside the Waterstone development and located at 352 College Park Road in Hillsborough. This will be a joint event with Orange County EMS as the station serves both ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Jeff Cabe, May 23

At 01:01 hours on Monday May 22nd, B-Shift was dispatched to a Confined Space/Structural Collapse at 327 St. Mary's Road in Hillsborough. Within five minutes, Engine 231 was on scene and confirmed that a tree had broken off about twenty feet above the ground and fallen on a house leaving two people trapped inside. Crews made their way through the house and tree to access the victims and assist them ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVC on I85 at MM 163 Southbound

Member Jeff Cabe, May 20

At 0418 hours this morning, C-Shift was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Interstate 85 near mile marker 163. Initial calls to 911 stated that a vehicle had jumped the guardrail and landed in the woods. Within in four minutes, Engine 231 was on scene with a vehicle off the roadway and approximately 40 feet down an embankment. Fortunately, the passengers of the vehicle were not significantly injured ... (Full Story & Photos)

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