Posts Tagged “OFPD”

Home Fire in Orland Park: no one injured

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Home Fire in Orland Park: no one injured

Home fire in Orland Park: no one injured The Orland Fire Protection District received a call for a house fire on the 16000 block of Haven Ave. at around 8:20 AM on Friday. Companies arrived to find smoke billowing from the eves of the house and filling up the home. Most of the damage impacted the…

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Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District

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Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District

Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District The Orland Fire Protection District strongly condemns the Illinois Legislature’s adoption of a law, HB 3653, that impose sweeping changes to police departments throughout the State of Illinois that undermine the support of our men and women in Blue and their ability to fight crime….

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Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home

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Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home

Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home A neighbor who saw smoke coming from an Orland Hills home arrived at the scene with a fire extinguisher to find a stove-top burning and helped suppress the fire that could have gotten out of control and caused more damage. The…

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No injuries in Fire that destroyed Orland Park home

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No injuries in Fire that destroyed Orland Park home

No injuries in Fire that destroyed Orland Park home An Orland Park residential home sustained serious damage during a fire Sunday evening on Oct. 4, 2020. No one was injured. Attached are photos of the fire from the Orland Fire Protection District The Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) responded to a 911 Fire Emergency call at around…

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Firefighters respond to Orland home fire they witness from their firehouse across the street

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Firefighters respond to Orland home fire they witness from their firehouse across the street

Firefighters respond to Orland home fire they witness from their firehouse across the street Firefighters at the Orland Fire Protection District’s Station 5 at 8851 W. 143rd Street were conducting their afternoon exercise routines inside the firehouse on Saturday (Sept. 5, 2020) at 2:50 PM when they smelled something burning outside. The OFPD firefighters rushed…

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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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Popular hotdog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, destroyed by fire

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Popular hotdog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, destroyed by fire

Popular hot dog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, damaged by fire The Orland Fire Protection District responded to a 911 report of a structure fire at Don’s Hot Dogs located at 7245 W. 151st Street in Orland Park early Wednesday morning.  Upon arrival,  firefighters found heavy fire that broke through the roof. Crews began an…

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Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need

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Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need

Orland Fire District touts “Dementia Friendly” awareness to support residents in need The Orland Fire Protection District declared in partnership with the Village of Orland Park, the Orland Chamber of Commerce and Aishling Companion Home Care announced that it is recognizing the needs of individuals who suffer from dementia. The Fire District announced it is…

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Fire damages home in Orland Park June 12

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Fire damages home in Orland Park June 12

Fire damages home in Orland Park June 12 The Orland Fire District received multiple 911 calls at approximately 9 PM on Friday June 12, 2020 for a fire in the garage in the 15200 block of Woodmar Drive. Garage Fire on the 15200 block of Woodmar Drive. Video courtesy of the Orland Fire Protection District…

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Orland Fire’s popular Coffee & Conversation resumes with virtual online meetings

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Orland Fire’s popular Coffee & Conversation resumes with virtual online meetings

Orland Fire’s popular Coffee & Conversation resumes with virtual online meetings The Orland Fire Protection District will resume the popular and monthly Coffee & Conversation monthly meetings for residents and especially seniors in the Fire District. The event is co-hosted by Aishling Companion Home Care and participation does require downloading an App to permit your…

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Two accidents involving vehicles crashing into Orland Park buildings

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Two accidents involving vehicles crashing into Orland Park buildings

Two accidents involving vehicles crashing into Orland Park buildings Two vehicles in separate accidents crash into buildings, one on Friday afternoon crashing through a window and wall at a Dunkin Donuts at 156th and Harlem Avenue in Orland Park, and another in the early morning hours Saturday crashing into the front door of a home…

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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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