Posts Tagged “Michael Schofield”

Orland Fire honors officer for saving boy’s life

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Orland Fire honors officer for saving boy’s life

Orland Fire honors Chicago officer who saved pool drowning victim’s life Chicago Officer presented with the Orland Fire Protection District’s William Bonnar Life Saving Award The Orland Fire Protection District Tuesday honored Chicago Police Officer Sgt. Cindy Guerra for her role in saving the life of a 12-year-old boy from drowning during a backyard pool…

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Schofield sworn in as OFPD Fire Chief at official ceremony

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Schofield sworn in as OFPD Fire Chief at official ceremony

A formal ceremony was held at the Orland Fire Protection District to swear-in Michael Schofield as the official Fire Chief and Administrator for the district. Schofield had been appointed interim Fire Chief in August 2015 and was appointed Chief by the board in February, effective March 1, 2016. Michael Schofield, 55, was sworn in as…

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Schofield named full-time Orland Fire Protection District Chief

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Schofield named full-time Orland Fire Protection District Chief

Schofield named full-time Orland Fire Protection District Chief The Orland Fire Protection District Tuesday named Michael Schofield, 54, as the district’s new fulltime fire chief approving a three year contract effective March 1, directing attorney Jim Roche to negotiate and recommend Schofield’s salary. One of the district’s top three longest serving firefighters, Schofield became “interim…

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Orland Fire Protection District mourns loss of firefighter

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Orland Fire Protection District mourns loss of firefighter

Orland Fire Protection District mourns loss of firefighter It is with deep regret and a heavy heart that the Orland Fire Protection District announces the loss of Firefighter Wesley B. Peak. Wes Peak passed away tragically in a motor vehicle accident on September 7, 2014. He was a 7-year Veteran of the Orland Fire Protection District….

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Fire District puzzled by Orland Mayor’s criticism of fighting drug abuse

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Fire District puzzled by Orland Mayor’s criticism of fighting drug abuse

Fire District puzzled by Orland Mayor’s criticism of fighting drug abuse Orland Fire District rebuffs criticism from Orland Park Mayor McLaughlin and urges government agencies to work together to fight rising drug use The Orland Fire Prevention District is puzzled and surprised that Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin would criticize the Fire District for hosting…

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Orland Fire hosts community meeting on increasing Heroin use and substance abuse

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Orland Fire hosts community meeting on increasing Heroin use and substance abuse

Orland Fire hosts community meeting on increasing Heroin use and substance abuse More than 100 parents and their children attended an informational meeting hosted by the Orland Fire Protection District to address the issue of increasing heroin use and substance abuse held Tuesday (July 15, 2014) at the Fire District headquarters on 151st Street. Speakers…

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Orland Fire District to host meeting to help parents respond to growing Heroin threat

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Orland Fire District to host meeting to help parents respond to growing Heroin threat

Orland Fire District to host meeting to help parents respond to growing Heroin threat Like many suburban communities, the Orland Fire Protection District is seeing an increase in heroin use by young people. In response, the OFPD will host a communitywide meeting with parents and their children on July 15 to discuss the problem and…

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