Posts Tagged “Orland Fire Protection District”

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 District hosts CERT Training for district residents on Oct. 7, 2019

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Orland Fire District hosts CERT Training for district residents on Oct. 7, 2019

Orland Fire District hosts CERT Training for district residents on Oct. 7, 2019 The Orland Fire District is hosting a new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class starting October 7th, 2019. The classes will be held 8 consecutive Mondays from 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm each evening. The classes are held at the Orland Fire…

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OFPD Coffee & Conversation addresses power of Music in Alzheimers and dementia Sept. 26, 2019

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OFPD Coffee & Conversation addresses power of Music in Alzheimers and dementia Sept. 26, 2019

OFPD Coffee & Conversation addresses power of Music in Alzheimers and dementia Sept. 26, 2019 The Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) will focus on the challenges of Alzheimers at its next public “Coffee & Conversation” community meeting on Thursday, September 26, 2019. Research has shown that Music has a powerful impact on memory and can…

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Court rejects lawsuit to force Orland Fire District to change Fire Alarm response system

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Court rejects lawsuit to force Orland Fire District to change Fire Alarm response system

Court rejects lawsuit to force Orland Fire District to change Fire Alarm response system Appeals Court affirms the right of the Orland Fire Protection District to use one emergency response agency to direct emergency response calls. Fire District officials say ruling saves district funds but more importantly reduces the dispatch time, arguing “every second counts”…

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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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Fire causes serious damage to Orland Home, residents safe

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Fire causes serious damage to Orland Home, residents safe

Fire causes serious damage to Orland Home, residents safe Landscapers alerted a woman and three children to a fire that ravaged their attached garage and was quickly spreading to their home on Saturday afternoon on the 14200 Block of Woodward Drive in Orland Park. The 911 call was made around 2:24 PM.   Firefighters with…

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