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Orland Fire District Senior Advisory Council presents achievements

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Orland Fire District Senior Advisory Council presents achievements

Orland Fire District Senior Advisory Council presents achievements The Senior Advisory Council (SAC) of the Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) on Tuesday outlined its achievements from the past year during an appearance before the Fire District’s Board of Trustees. Curt Unander, a 22-year resident of Orland Park who represents the Senior Advisory Board, reported that…

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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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Jim Hickey seeks re-election to Orland Fire Protection District

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Jim Hickey seeks re-election to Orland Fire Protection District

Jim Hickey seeks re-election to Orland Fire Protection District Jim Hickey is running for re-election for the Orland Fire Protection District Board of Trustees touting one of the best national records of any fire district in the country. Hickey, who previously served as OFPD Board President, has worked to make the Fire District the best…

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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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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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