Abandoned Buildings

‘Boots On The Ground’ Helping Emergency Personnel In CamdenA series of fires in abandoned buildings in Camden last year has led state officials to develop a pilot program to locate and identify hazardous materials left behind in vacant buildings.
With Death of Firefighters, Philadelphia's Blight Becomes More Urgent IssueThe Thomas Buck building, where the fire that killed two firefighters on Monday started, is just one of about 25,000 vacant properties in Philadelphia that create safety hazards in neighborhoods.