Posts Tagged “Fire Department”

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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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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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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60 residents, and pets, rescued from major apartment fire in Cicero

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60 residents, and pets, rescued from major apartment fire in Cicero

60 residents, and pets, rescued from major apartment fire in Cicero Cicero Firefighters rescued 60 residents from a 3-story multi-unit apartment building on the block of 1600 S. 50th Court this morning (Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018) as fire and heavy smoke consumed the building. Two of the residents (one male adult and one female adult,…

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No injuries reported at Orland Park retail store fire

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No injuries reported at Orland Park retail store fire

No injuries reported at Orland Park retail store fire A fire was reported at the Old Navy retailer store at 105 Orland Park Place Drive inside the Orland Park Place Mall on Sunday night at around 5:30 pm that caused significant fire and smoke damage to the store. Fire officials said more than 30 people…

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New Emergency Training Classes set by Orland Fire District

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New Emergency Training Classes set by Orland Fire District

New Emergency Training Classes set by Orland Fire District Class enrollment deadline extended until Feb. 5, 2018 The Orland Fire Protection District announced a new class date for citizens interested in learning emergency training skills to help save lives, beginning Monday Feb. 5. The classes run about right weeks, officials said, and are held in…

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Lipinski announces grants for two suburban Fire Districts

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Lipinski announces grants for two suburban Fire Districts Congressman Dan Lipinski Announces $143,182 Grant for Orland Fire Protection District, and $861,280 Grant for Burbank Fire Department Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) announced that the Orland Fire Protection District has been awarded $143,182 andBurbank Fire Department has been awarded $861,280, both the through the Department of Homeland…

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Orland Fire Protection District swears in Trustees

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Orland Fire Protection District swears in Trustees Evoy elected to second term as Orland Fire Protection District Board President; former OFPD Commissioner Craig Schmidt elected to first term as OFPD Trustee Christopher Evoy was elected to a second term as President of the Orland Fire Protection District Board of Trustees at its meeting Tuesday night…

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Fires damage two homes in Orland Park

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Fires Damage two homes in Orland Park Fires hit two homes in Orland Park over the Christmas Holidays, one on Christmas Day related to a fireplace and a second one the following day linked to a Christmas tree Orland Fire Prevent District officials reported. Here are the two reports: Fireplace fire in Orland Park home…

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