Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warnings are issued by the National Weather Service when conditions are conducive to the formation of wildfires. Dry conditions combined with high winds and low humidity are the hallmarks of weather conducive to producing large wildfires. In areas where dry thunderstorms are common, the hazards are considered critical and imminent. The three basic

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Hose Strap Demo

On Saturday morning, May 16, 2015 several members of the Orangeburg Volunteer Fire Department went to the RCFTC to demo a new device. The new device was an improvement on an old piece of equipment known as a hose strap. The new device drastically improves the operation and our members were pleased with the device.

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Car Fire Palisades Parkway

Early Tuesday morning, April 28th, the volunteers were called to the Palisades Parkway for a car fire. The GMC Yukon was on fire in the engine compartment and the front of the passenger compartment. Using the 1 3/4 handline, along with dry chemical extinguishers, the firefighters quickly knocked the fire down and were able to

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