1:30 am on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2003, the OFD was dispatched
to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment on Rt.
61 near the 3 C's Restaurant. Tragically, we would
arrive on scene to learn that this accident had claimed
the life of one of our own, OFD Firefighter Joseph
E. Zitkus. Joe, a longtime member and veteran firefighter
was pronounced dead at the scene. He will be greatly
missed by his fellow brothers and sisters of the Orwigsburg