Posts Tagged “heart attack”

Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District

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Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District

Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District By Chief Michael Schofield Your chances of surviving a heart attack — cardiac arrest — in the region served by the Orland Fire Protection District are better than in most other regions in the country. This achievement has been recognized nationally and was the…

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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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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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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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