Posts Tagged “firefighters”

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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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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Fire Districts asks community to donate to Toy Drive

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Fire Districts asks community to donate to Toy Drive

Fire Districts asks community to donate to Toy Drive The Orland Fire Protection District is hosting its annual TOY DRIVE this year!  “The drive is very important and helps bring cheer and smiles to the faces of children and families who are facing need this holiday season,” said Orland Fire Chief Michael Schofield. “We’re asking members of the…

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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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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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Orland Fire Protection District Commemorates 9/11 

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Orland Fire Protection District Commemorates 9/11 

Orland Fire Protection District Commemorates 9/11  The Orland Fire Protection District held a memorial Tuesday for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that took place 17 years ago. Orland Fire Chief Michael Schofield led the commemoration and Pastor Evan Goranson offered the prayer during the ceremony which was held at the Fire…

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Orland Fire to receive International Accreditation Status

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Orland Fire to receive International Accreditation Status The International Center for Public Safety Excellence (ICPSE) and Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) have awarded the Orland Fire Protection District the highest honor of “International Accreditation Status.” Accreditation affirms that the Orland Fire Protection District’s safety and emergency response duties are performed using industry best practices…

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Cardiac victim survives to thank Life Time employees and OFPD

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Cardiac victim survives to thank Life Time employees and OFPD

Cardiac victim survives to thank Life Time employees and OFPD An Orland Park man who suffered cardiac arrest while exercising at Life Time Fitness expressed his gratitude on Tuesday (June 26, 2018) to the four employees of the fitness center and members of the Orland Fire Protection District whose actions saved his life. Michael Sanocki…

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Orland Fire offers tips on avoiding mishaps while barbecuing

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Orland Fire offers tips on avoiding mishaps while barbecuing

Orland Fire offers tips on avoiding mishaps while barbecuing Safe grilling is the topic May 24 at the Orland Fire Protection District’s monthly program “Coffee and Conversations” which addresses a wide range of topics involving family and personal safety. How to barbecue safely and avoid mishaps is the topic of this month’s “Coffee and Conversation” hosted…

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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 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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Orland woman dies in cooking related fire

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Orland woman dies in cooking related fire

Orland woman dies in cooking related fire An 89-year-old Orland Park resident died as a result of a kitchen fire in her home at the 7300 block of Paradise Lane Friday (April 6, 2018) evening around 5 pm, officials of the Orland Fire Protection District confirmed Tuesday. The victim was identified as Margaret Keane. The…

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