Flames broke out around 2:30 a.m. Sunday at the Harbor House apartments in the 200 block of Harbor Drive.
Neighbors have stepped up to replace the clothes, shoes and toys lost in a fire that claimed the life of a woman and injured her grandchildren and her son-in-law in Lower Chichester, Delaware County.
Flames broke out around 11 p.m. Sunday inside a three-story boarding house in the 800 block of East Chelten Avenue.
Flames broke out shortly before 3 a.m. Friday on the third floor of the Alliance Youth Mission Ministries in the 3000 block of North 22nd Street.
Funeral services were held Saturday for four young children who died in a fire in Southwest Philadelphia last month.
Family and friends bid a final farewell to four children who lost their lives in a massive rowhome fire.
With a song and a prayer, the victims, families and community leaders stood in solidarity Thursday evening. They called it a night to start the healing process.
Sanyeah reflects on a letter from the Mayor, who expressed sadness, sympathy and said firefighters did everything they could to save lives and the city would fully investigate the blaze. Sanyeah, still grieving, spent an hour meeting with Deputy Mayor Everett Gillison, which he calls positive.
For the first time we are hearing directly from the eyewitness who first spotted the flames.
Philadelphia Fire Officials have now released the 911 tapes of the first calls received alerting the fire department to a fire in the 6500 block of Gesner Street Saturday morning that killed four children.
A large protest is being held Monday night outside of a fire station near the scene of Saturday’s early morning house fire that left four children dead in Southwest Philadelphia.
Fire Officials Still Working To Determine Cause Of Fire That Killed 4 Children In Southwest Philadelphia
Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer wouldn’t go into specifics, but acknowledges firefighters have gotten threats from angry residents in the aftermath of the deadly blaze.
There were heavy hearts at a Sunday morning service in Southwest Philadelphia. It was held in a church on on the same block of the deadly house fire that killed four young children and displaced dozens of residents.
The community is coming together to support the families displaced by the three-alarm fire in Southwest Philadelphia on Saturday that claimed five homes, as well as the lives of four young children.
Commissioner Derrick Sawyer says fire fighters were called to the 6500 block of Gesner Street at 2:45 a.m. Saturday and found the blaze had already spread.