Posts Tagged “OFPD”

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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Dryer fire in Orland Park home at 144th Block of Mason Lane

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Dryer fire in Orland Park home at 144th Block of Mason Lane

Dryer fire in Orland Park home at 144th Block of Mason Lane The Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) responded to a house fire located in the 14400 block of Mason Lane at approximately 11:56 PM on Friday night. OFPD Fire companies arrived on the scene and found heavy smoke coming from the sub-basement of the…

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Federal Judge Enters Judgment in Favor of Orland Fire Protection District

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Federal Judge Enters Judgment in Favor of Orland Fire Protection District

Federal Judge Enters Judgment in Favor of Orland Fire Protection District After a week-long trial in the Northern District of Illinois, Federal Judge Thomas M. Durkin ruled in favor of the Orland Fire Protection District in a lawsuit filed against it by a major fire alarm monitoring company.  The lawsuit alleged that the Fire District violated…

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Suburban backyard pool deck destroyed by fire, photos

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Suburban backyard pool deck destroyed by fire, photos

Suburban backyard pool deck destroyed by fire At approximately 10:30 PM on Friday August 3, 2018, the Orland Fire Protection District was notified of a house fire in the 100 block of Windmill Road in Orland Park. Upon arrival, Fire companies found a large pool deck and attached pool house fully involved in the rear…

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Orland Fire joins class action lawsuit to block Opioid addiction

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Orland Fire joins class action lawsuit to block Opioid addiction

Orland Fire joins class action lawsuit to block Opioid addiction The Orland Fire Protection and 13 other municipalities including several from the southwest suburbs have filed a class action suit against Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of opioid-based prescription drugs, and 26 other defendants accused of downplaying the negative impact of opioids on users and fueling…

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Walmart Truck Fire Wednesday morning, July 25, 2018

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Walmart Truck Fire Wednesday morning, July 25, 2018

Walmart Truck Fire Wednesday morning, July 25, 2018 On Wednesday, July 25 (2018), the Orland Fire Protection District received a 911 emergency call regarding a fire at the Walmart SuperCenter store at 9265 159th Street in Orland Hills. Upon arrival, Firefighters found a fully involved box-truck parked against the store building on the east side…

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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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OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors

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OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors

OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors The Orland Fire Protection District, Orland Senior Advisory Council and Aishling Companion Home Care will offer a presentation called “Ageless Grace” to help seniors and attendees better understand ways to improve brain functions during aging. The presentation,…

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Signup starts Monday June 4 for Orland Fire Junior Cadet program

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Signup starts Monday June 4 for Orland Fire Junior Cadet program

Signup starts Monday June 4 for Orland Fire Junior Cadet program Young people between the ages of 13 and 15 can signup to participate in the Orland Fire Protection DIstrict’s Junior Cadet program Junior Cadet Program Overview (Monday July 16) The Orland Fire Protection District Junior Cadet Class (Pilot Program) is being offered this year as a one-day…

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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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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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Car fire at Orland Park Mall damages nearby vehicles

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Car fire at Orland Park Mall damages nearby vehicles

Car fire at Orland Park Mall damages nearby vehicles A vehicle fire at Orland Square Mall caused damage to three other vehicles Wednesday night, Feb. 21, 2018. Orland Firefighters were called to the Orland Square Mall to the lower-level Sears parking lot at about 8:30 pm following a report of a vehicle on fire. Firefighters…

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