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Bridgeview Fire Vehicle stolen, no one injured

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Bridgeview Fire Vehicle stolen, no one injured

Bridgeview Fire Vehicle stolen, no one injured A Bridgeview Fire Department personal command vehicle (SUV) was left idling in “Park” in front of the Bridgeview Fire House Station 2 at 100th Place just west of Harlem Avenue where it was stolen Thursday morning around 11 am. The Battalion Chief had left the car running (which is…

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Court rejects lawsuit to force Orland Fire District to change Fire Alarm response system

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Court rejects lawsuit to force Orland Fire District to change Fire Alarm response system

Court rejects lawsuit to force Orland Fire District to change Fire Alarm response system Appeals Court affirms the right of the Orland Fire Protection District to use one emergency response agency to direct emergency response calls. Fire District officials say ruling saves district funds but more importantly reduces the dispatch time, arguing “every second counts”…

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Orland Fire Protection District to commemorate 50th Anniversary July 20

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Orland Fire Protection District to commemorate 50th Anniversary July 20

Orland Fire Protection District to commemorate 50th Anniversary July 20 The Orland Fire Protection District will celebrate its 50thAnniversary as a Fire District and its 125thyear fighting fires during its annual Open House on Saturday July 20, 2019. The annual Open House will be extra special this year, as the Orland Fire Protection District celebrates its…

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Fire causes serious damage to Orland Home, residents safe

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Fire causes serious damage to Orland Home, residents safe

Fire causes serious damage to Orland Home, residents safe Landscapers alerted a woman and three children to a fire that ravaged their attached garage and was quickly spreading to their home on Saturday afternoon on the 14200 Block of Woodward Drive in Orland Park. The 911 call was made around 2:24 PM.   Firefighters with…

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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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