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Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County

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Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County

Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County Residents Within Two-Mile Radius of Rockton Chemical Plant fire evacuated, encouraged to Wear Masks Out of an Abundance of Caution. State Officials from Multiple Agencies Coordinating with Local Authorities to Keep People Safe Governor JB Pritzker has activated the State…

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Fire damages bathroom and attic in Orland Park home, no injuries

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Fire damages bathroom and attic in Orland Park home, no injuries

Fire damages bathroom and attic in Orland Park home, no injuries The Orland Fire Protection District responded to a fire that damaged a bathroom and an attic in an Orland Park Home at the 7300 block of 157th Street on Wednesday April 21, 2021 at 6:44 AM. There were no injuries. Companies arrived on scene…

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No injuries, minor damage at Life Time Fitness fire in Orland Park

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No injuries, minor damage at Life Time Fitness fire in Orland Park

No injuries, minor damage at Life Time Fitness fire in Orland Park The Orland Fire District responded to Life Time Fitness, 16333 LaGrange Road at 7:18 pm for an automatic fire alarm from the property on Friday evening April 16, 2021. Upon arrival, evacuation was in progress. Fire crews entered the building to investigate the…

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Fire in Orland Park home spreads to gazebo, deck and wood fence

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Fire in Orland Park home spreads to gazebo, deck and wood fence

Fire in Orland Park home spreads to gazebo, deck and wood fence The Orland Fire Protection District received multiple 911 calls at approximately 4:22 PM on Saturday (April 3, 2021). for a house fire located in the 15500 block of 116th Court. The fire was restricted to a small area of the home but spread rapidly…

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Cicero firefighter released from hospital care in good health

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Cicero firefighter released from hospital care in good health

Cicero firefighter released from hospital care in good health A Cicero firefighter who was hospitalized after inhaling heated smoke while fighting a fire in the Town of Cicero Saturday was released from the hospital on Monday in good health, Cicero officlas said. Ted Polashek was ventilating a roof when he collapsed and was rushed to…

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House fire at 13900 block of Springview, Orland Park: no injuries

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House fire at 13900 block of Springview, Orland Park: no injuries

House fire at 13900 block of Springview, Orland Park: no injuries The Orland Fire District responded to a reported house fire on Sunday, March 14th at approximately 1:37 pm located in the 13900 block of Springview in Orland Park on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Orland Central Dispatch received multiple 911 calls of a reported house fire. …

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Cicero Firefighter hospitalized in serious condition while battling home fire

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Cicero Firefighter hospitalized in serious condition while battling home fire

Cicero Firefighter hospitalized in serious condition while battling home fire A Cicero firefighter was hospitalized suffering from what is being described as a serious case of smoke inhalation while fighting a fire at a two-story home in the Town of Cicero Saturday afternoon. The home fire at 2112 61st Court was called in at 3:45 PM…

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Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze

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Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze

Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze Firefighters in the Town of Cicero had to dig out fire hydrants to access water while fighting a fire that destroyed two apartments in a two-story, 12-unit apartment building on Wednesday morning. Fire Chief Dominck Buscemi said that fortunately there were no…

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Fire at Orland Park home; firefighters urge residents to clear snow from nearby fire hydrants

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Fire at Orland Park home; firefighters urge residents to clear snow from nearby fire hydrants

Fire at Orland Park home; firefighters urge residents to clear snow from nearby fire hydrants One resident treated for smoke inhalation in attached garage fire. Firefighters had to dig out fire hydrants that were hidden by accumulated snow shoveled and plowed from driveways. The Orland Fire Protection District urged residents to help ensure that the fire…

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Orland Fire District recognizes needs of those with Dementia

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Orland Fire District recognizes needs of those with Dementia

Orland Fire District recognizes needs of those with Dementia In partnership with Aishling Companion Home Care, the OFPD introduced the District’s New Coffee & Conversation Community Outreach Program to help inform and educate residents on the many free educational meetings that impact the lives of the Orland Residents including Dementia. The Fire District, rated as…

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Home Fire in Orland Park: no one injured

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Home Fire in Orland Park: no one injured

Home fire in Orland Park: no one injured The Orland Fire Protection District received a call for a house fire on the 16000 block of Haven Ave. at around 8:20 AM on Friday. Companies arrived to find smoke billowing from the eves of the house and filling up the home. Most of the damage impacted the…

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Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District

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Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District

Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District The Orland Fire Protection District strongly condemns the Illinois Legislature’s adoption of a law, HB 3653, that impose sweeping changes to police departments throughout the State of Illinois that undermine the support of our men and women in Blue and their ability to fight crime….

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