Commissioner Lloyd Ayers

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Leaking Chemicals Force Closure of Philadelphia Firehouse

Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers now says tests have found evidence a number of chemicals leaked into a Roxborough firehouse forcing its temporary closing December 17 after a member of Engine Company 66 was sickened.


(Philadelphia firefighter Jack Slivinski leaves Fire Department headquarters, 3rd and Spring Garden Streets, following his disciplinary hearing.  Photos by John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia Firefighter Who Posed Shirtless Gets Reprimand, Will Return To Work

A deal offered by the Philadelphia fire commissioner may have settled the matter of the shirtless firefighter.