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OFPD graduates 12 residents in Emergency Training program

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OFPD graduates 12 residents in Emergency Training program

OFPD graduates 12 residents in Emergency Training program The Orland Fire Protection District Tuesday (Feb 26, 2019) honored 12 citizens who completed the district’s nine-week emergency response training class called CERT — Citizen Emergency Response Team. Battalion Chief William Ledden who supervises the training course said that 52 residents have graduated since th program began….

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One person critically injured in Orland Park house fire

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One person critically injured in Orland Park house fire

One person critically injured in Orland Park house fire Firefighters from the Orland Fire Protection District received a 9-1-1 call at 4:50 PM on Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 15, 2019) reporting a fire in a two-story split-level home consumed in heavy smoke at the 14200 Block of 84th Avenue in Orland Park. One resident was outside…

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Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District

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Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District

Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District By Chief Michael Schofield Your chances of surviving a heart attack — cardiac arrest — in the region served by the Orland Fire Protection District are better than in most other regions in the country. This achievement has been recognized nationally and was the…

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night Four residents including two children were rescued from a burning apartment building late on Tuesday night (Dec. 4, 2018) by the Town of Cicero Fire Department. A total of 18 people were displaced and assisted in finding emergency shelter. There were no injuries Cicero Firefighters extinguished…

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Sprinkler extinguishes early morning fire at Patio Restaurant in Orland Park

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Sprinkler extinguishes early morning fire at Patio Restaurant in Orland Park

Sprinkler extinguishes early morning fire at Patio Restaurant in Orland Park An early morning fire at the Patio Restaurant was controlled by a fire sprinkler minimizing damage and was quickly extinguished when firefighters arrived. At about 01:30 AM this morning, Thursday Nov. 22, 2018, Orland Fire Protection DIstrict was dispatched to the Patio Restaurant, 7830…

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Cicero honors firefighters who saved lives at 50th Court Apartment fire

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Cicero honors firefighters who saved lives at 50th Court Apartment fire

Cicero honors firefighters who saved lives at 50th Court Apartment fire Town President Larry Dominick and Cicero Fire Chief Dominick Buscemi this week honored the firefighters who successfully put out a fire that severely damaged a large apartment building at 1637 50th Court on August 19, 2018 saving the lives of dozens of residents and…

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