Incidents
(2020) (2021)
Jan 168 148
Feb 158 144
Mar 154 146
Apr 116 161
May 134 153
Jun 145 157
Jul 145 189
Aug 147 191
Sep 162 196
Oct 160 25
Nov 161
Dec 124
Total 1774 1510

Orange Rural Fire Department

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No Caption 2nd Annual Bash to Fight Cancer

Member Jeff Cabe, October 11

Departments from all across the area will come together Friday night on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill to hold a bash that raises money to support local emergency responders that are impacted by Cancer.
The 2nd Annual Firefighters and First Responders Bash to Fight Cancer will take place Friday night starting at 6:30 on the Plaza at 140 West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. The Bash will include fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Harper Road Structure Fire- 30 September

Member Jeff Cabe, September 30

At 1600 hours today, C-Shift responded to a reported structure fire with a victim that had suffered smoke inhalation injuries. Hillsborough Police arrived on scene and reported fire coming from the doors and windows of the home. Engine 231 arrived on scene and reported that they had a one story residence with working fire conditions. Crews made entry and searched the residence for victims while other ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Fire Station Bids

Member Jeff Cabe, July 08

We are working to add a fire station in the southern portion of Hillsborough that will improve coverage and response times for the fire district south of town as well as the southern parts of Hillsborough.
Over the last two years we've been working to obtain land and design a facility that will become the fourth fire station for our department.
Our hopes are that this facility will be shared with ... (Full Story)


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Highland Woods Structure Fire 27 May

Member Jeff Cabe, May 27

At 0226 this morning, B-Shift was dispatched for a reported structure fire at 1707 Highwoods Loop Road in Hillsborough. Upon arrival crews found the front porch of the mobile home heavily involved in fire. A quick knockdown of the fire limited the fire damage to mostly the front of the structure. Searches for possible victims inside the structure confirmed that there was nobody inside when the fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Cheshire Drive Structure Fire 22 May

Member Jeff Cabe, May 22

At 0323 this morning, A-Shift responded to a reported structure fire with persons trapped at 200 Cheshire Drive, Building 23. Upon arrival, crews found an apartment unit on fire. Upon entering the structure, they located a burn victim. The victim was transferred to EMS while a primary search of the rest of the structure was being completed.
Crews extinguished the main body of fire and initiated overhaul ... (Full Story & Photos)

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