Posts Tagged Orland Fire Protection District

New area apparatus orders

This from Ron Wolkoff:

From fire service inc:

Calumet City  – pumper

Orland – 100′ aerial

Beach Park – pumper

Sorry no further details

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As seen around … Orland Park

From Dennis McGuire, Jr.

Orland FPD Truck 7

Orland FPD Truck 7. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

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Orland Fire Protection District news

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

Orland Park police said a juvenile was charged with aggravated arson after allegedly starting a fire shortly after 5:30 p.m. Sunday inside the Old Navy store at Orland Park Place shopping center. About 50 customers and 13 store employees were evacuated without injury after the fire began on a merchandise display wall near the rear of the store.

Security camera video showed someone lighting the display on fire and an Orland Park police officer recalled seeing someone fitting the description standing outside the store watching. The suspect was apprehended a few blocks away.

thanks Keith

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New ambulance for Robbins

Excerpts from the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association Facebook page:

On Tuesday, Shaun McCabe from my 17th District office joined Chief Michael Schofield of the Orland Fire Protection District as his department dedicated a recently retired ambulance to the Village of Robbins Fire Department.

Once again, this kind of intergovernmental cooperation is what’s needed throughout our area. The ability for one fire department to provide assistance by dedicating vehicles and equipment to another fire department with lesser financial resources is a program that can and should be modeled by others.

Orland FPD donates a retired ambulance to the Robbins Fire Department.

Orland FPD donates a retired ambulance to the Robbins Fire Department.

Orland FPD donates a retired ambulance to the Robbins Fire Department.

Orland FPD donates a retired ambulance to the Robbins Fire Department.

Orland FPD donates a retired ambulance to the Robbins Fire Department.

Orland FPD donates a retired ambulance to the Robbins Fire Department.

thanks Dennis

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4-Alarm fire in Calumet Park, 12-8-17

This from Eric Haak:

I arrived at this incident in Calumet Park just short of an hour and a half after the first in engine. The rear of the building was brought under control about 10 minutes after I arrived and after that, there was not much firefighting left to shoot other than rigs. 

Alsip fire engine at fire scene

Eric Haak photo

huge flames during apartment building fire

Eric Haak photo

huge flames during apartment building fire

Eric Haak photo

Riverdale fire engine at fire scene

Eric Haak photo

elevated master streams battle fire

Eric Haak photo

Merrionette Park fire truck at fire scene

Eric Haak photo

Orland Fire District ladder truck at work

Eric Haak photo

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Former Orland FPD Snorkel for sale

Found at Fentonfire.com:

1987 Spartan Darley Snorkel 55′ 1500/0 (Q0926)

Really nice 1987 Spartan Snorkel for sale!
6 cylinder Cummins
Allison automatic
Front tires 315/80R22.5 in good condition, rear tires 12R22.5 in good condition
10-man Spartan cab
(2) SCBA seats
No booster tank
Q2 siren
Electronic siren
55-ft Snorkel (will have new certification) Excellent condition,

679 Engine Hours

55' Snorkel for sale

1987 Spartan Darley 55′ Snorkel. Fenton Fire photo

55' Snorkel for sale

1987 Spartan Darley 55′ Snorkel. Fenton Fire photo

55' Snorkel for sale

1987 Spartan Darley 55′ Snorkel. Fenton Fire photo

55' Snorkel for sale

1987 Spartan Darley 55′ Snorkel. Fenton Fire photo

55' Snorkel for sale

1987 Spartan Darley 55′ Snorkel. Fenton Fire photo

thanks Al

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Orland Fire Protection District news

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

The Orland Fire Protection District is in line to receive a Class 1 rating from the Insurance Services Office to take effect Dec. 1,. The district will join a handful of departments and districts in Illinois with this rating.

In setting the Public Protection Classification ratings, the ISO, a unit of Verisk Analytics, examines a fire department’s operations, a community’s or district’s water supply and its emergency communications system. Examination of the department includes areas such as response times, the type and extent of training that personnel received, and the maintenance and testing processes for equipment, and a department’s or district’s fire prevention efforts and public fire safety education.

ISO ranks departments and fire protection districts on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 indicating superior fire prevention and suppression capacity and 10 being the poorest level, and it notes that virtually all property insurers use the Public Protection Classification to calculate premiums.

Just 14 of Illinois’ 2,162 fire departments and districts have a Class 1 rating and nationally, 270 of  47,000 departments.

Orland Fire Chief Michael Schofield said the district achieved a Class 2 rating 25 years ago under then-chief Robert Buhs, who served from 1988 to 2002. 

thanks Dan

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Burbank FD and Orland FPD news

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

Grants totaling a little more than $1 million have been awarded to the Burbank Fire Department and the Orland Fire Protection District.

Through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, the Burbank Fire Department is receiving a little more than $861,000 to purchase new portable radios and for equipment training.

A grant for $143,000, also through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, has been awarded to the Orland Fire Protection District to purchase new portable radios.

thanks Dan

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Box Alarm in Orland Hills, 4-24-17

This from Tom Clifton:

A couple photos and video from the Orland still and box on 4-24-17. 9200 block of 162nd st.

Tom Clifton

Firefighters battle house fire

Tom Clifton photo

Firefighters battle house fire

Tom Clifton photo

Firefighters battle house fire

Tom Clifton photo

aftermath of house fire

Tom Clifton photo

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New ambulance for Orland FPD

From the Fire Service, Inc. Facebook page:

Congratulations to Orland Fire Protection District in Orland on the delivery of their 2016 Road Rescue Type III Ultra Medic E-450. We thank you for your purchase and look forward to working with you again

Orland FPD ambulance

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Orland FPD ambulance

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Orland FPD ambulance

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Orland FPD ambulance

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