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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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Tinley firefighters rescue two children from apartment fire

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Tinley firefighters rescue two children from apartment fire

Tinley firefighters rescue two children from apartment fire The Tinley Park Fire Department late Tuesday morning responded to a fire in the 6500 block of West 173rd Place. At the scene, firefighters located the fire on the first floor of a two-story, four-unit apartment building. Residents from the apartment building were outside and uninjured upon…

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Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home

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Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home

Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home A neighbor who saw smoke coming from an Orland Hills home arrived at the scene with a fire extinguisher to find a stove-top burning and helped suppress the fire that could have gotten out of control and caused more damage. The…

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No injuries in Fire that destroyed Orland Park home

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No injuries in Fire that destroyed Orland Park home

No injuries in Fire that destroyed Orland Park home An Orland Park residential home sustained serious damage during a fire Sunday evening on Oct. 4, 2020. No one was injured. Attached are photos of the fire from the Orland Fire Protection District The Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) responded to a 911 Fire Emergency call at around…

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Firefighters respond to Orland home fire they witness from their firehouse across the street

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Firefighters respond to Orland home fire they witness from their firehouse across the street

Firefighters respond to Orland home fire they witness from their firehouse across the street Firefighters at the Orland Fire Protection District’s Station 5 at 8851 W. 143rd Street were conducting their afternoon exercise routines inside the firehouse on Saturday (Sept. 5, 2020) at 2:50 PM when they smelled something burning outside. The OFPD firefighters rushed…

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Drone video of fire that seriously damaged Don’s Hot Dogs in Orland Park

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Drone video of fire that seriously damaged Don’s Hot Dogs in Orland Park

Drone video of fire that seriously damaged Don’s Hot Dogs in Orland Park A fire seriously damaged the very popular fast food restaurant Don’s Hot Dogs early Wednesday Morning (July 29, 2020 at around 12: 45 AM). The Orland Fire Protection District responded quickly and fought the blaze that caused serious damage to the building….

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Popular hotdog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, destroyed by fire

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Popular hotdog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, destroyed by fire

Popular hot dog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, damaged by fire The Orland Fire Protection District responded to a 911 report of a structure fire at Don’s Hot Dogs located at 7245 W. 151st Street in Orland Park early Wednesday morning.  Upon arrival,  firefighters found heavy fire that broke through the roof. Crews began an…

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Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need

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Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need

Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need The Orland Fire Protection District declared in partnership with the Village of Orland Park, the Orland Chamber of Commerce and Aishling Companion Home Care announced that it is recognizing the needs of individuals who suffer from dementia. The Fire District announced it is…

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