Posts Tagged “firefighters”

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

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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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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Still time to register for Jan. 22 OFPD CERT emergency training class

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Still time to register for Jan. 22 OFPD CERT emergency training class

Still time to register for Jan. 22 OFPD CERT emergency training class Several times each year, the Orland Fire Protection District hosts a free training program to help everyday citizens learn the basics of emergency response to help family, friends or members of the public during emergencies. The effort often gives victims of heart attacks,…

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Two garage fires in Orland Park

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Two garage fires in Orland Park

Two garage fires in Orland Park Crews responded to 9-1-1 emergency call involving a report of a possible garage fire at the 9000 block of 147th Street in Orland Park on Friday night at 6:56pm (Nov 24, 2017). Upon arrival Orland Fire Protection District firefighters found two detached garages on fire with exposure to the adjacent…

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Orland First responders honored by cardiac arrest survivor

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Orland First responders honored by cardiac arrest survivor

Orland First responders honored by cardiac arrest survivor Five members of the Orland Fire Protection District were recognized Tuesday for their fast action in saving the life of a suburban man who was suffering from cardiac arrest. Michael Owens of Orland Park and his sister Patricia said that they called 9/11 on July 17 when…

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No injuries in fire that damaged three homes in suburban Chicago

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No injuries in fire that damaged three homes in suburban Chicago Three homes were damaged when broke out between two homes in Orland Hills, a Southwest suburb of Chicagoland. Photos and drone video shows extent of the fire View the Drone Video below Two Orland Hills families were displaced by a fire this afternoon, Monday April 24….

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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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