Posts Tagged “Orland Fire Protection District”

Sports figures, activists warn of rising opioid crisis

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Sports figures, activists warn of rising opioid crisis

Sports figures, activists warn of rising opioid crisis Sports figures, community leaders and activists warned Wednesday that heroin and opioid use has reached a crisis stage in suburban Chicagoland and is rising across the country. At a forum organized by the Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD), the National Football Players Fathers Association (NFPFA), Cook County…

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Rising spike in heroin use by students, young people focus of forum March 29

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Rising spike in heroin use by students, young people focus of forum March 29

Rising spike in heroin use by students, young people to be addressed at forum Wednesday March 29 A rising spike in heroin use by students and young people in the Chicago suburbs will be the focus of a community forum on educating parents about the signs of drug and heroin use by their children WHEN:…

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OFPD to host forum March 29 addressing growing drug use dangers

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OFPD to host forum March 29 addressing growing drug use dangers

Orland Fire Protection District to host forum March 29 addressing growing drug use dangers Sports figures, Athletes, officials, first responders and community leaders will explore rising use of heroin, opioids and other drugs in Chicagoland region Orland Park – Heroin use continues to be a growing threat to communities and needs to be checked, community…

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Orland Fire District to launch Community Outreach Program

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Orland Fire District to launch Community Outreach Program

Orland Fire District to launch Community Outreach Program The Orland Fire Protection District in partnership with Aishling Companion Home Care will launch the “Coffee, Conversation & Cookies” community outreach program to inform and help educate residents on the many services that the Fire District offers that can impact their lives. The first meeting will be held Thursday,…

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Orland Fire Protection District to host luncheon for Seniors Dec. 1

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Orland Fire Protection District to host luncheon for Seniors Dec. 1

EVENT NOTICE: Orland Fire Protection District hosts annual senior luncheon Thursday Dec. 1, 11 am  to 2 pm The Orland Fire Protection District will host a luncheon to honor senior residents of the Fire District. The luncheon will be held at the district’s administrative building at 9790 W. 151st Street on Thursday December 1, 2016…

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Man rescued from Orland Park Water Tower

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Man rescued from Orland Park Water Tower

The Orland Fire Protection District used a hook-and-ladder truck (Tuesday, August 23, 2016) to rescue a village employee who became sick while working on one of the village’s water towers near 147th and 88th Avenue in Orland Park. The employee had climbed up the water tower’s internal ladder system of steps and platforms to the…

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Orland Fire District program trains public in emergency procedures

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Orland Fire District program trains public in emergency procedures

Orland Fire District program trains public in emergency procedures The Orland Fire Protection District Wednesday (August 10, 2016) held its first training class offering emergency response training to members of the public. Fire Chief Michael Schofield said the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) program gives members of the public hands-on experience in dealing with emergencies…

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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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OFPD Chiefs receive Chief Fire Officer certifications

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OFPD Chiefs receive Chief Fire Officer certifications

OFPD Battalion Chiefs receive Chief Fire Officer certifications On May 26, 2016, Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) Fire Chief/Administrator Mike Schofield (far right), Battalion Chief Bill Bonnar (2nd from right), Jr, Battalion Chief Nick Cinquepalmi (center) and Battalion Chief Greg Ferro (far left) received their Chief Fire Officer certification. This is the highest certification that the…

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Registration begins June 6 for Fire District Kid’s Camp

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Registration begins June 6 for Fire District Kid’s Camp

Registration begins June 6 for Fire District Kid’s Camp The Orland Fire Protection District will host the annual Kid’s Fire & Life Safety Camp beginning Tuesday July 12 through Friday July 15 offering programs to educate children between the ages of 8 and 12 on fire and life safety. The camp is made possible through…

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