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Vigil Held To Remember 4 Children Killed In Southwest Philadelphia 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.

07/17/2014

(Patrick Sanyeah, center, is father of two of the four children who died in the Saturday morning fire.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Father Of Children Who Perished In Gesner Street Fire Receives Letter From Mayor

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.

07/14/2014

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Liberian Ambassador Visits Scene Of Fatal Fire In Southwest Philadelphia

For the first time we are hearing directly from the eyewitness who first spotted the flames.

07/08/2014

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Fire Officials Release 911 Tapes In Fatal Southwest Philadelphia Blaze

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.

07/08/2014

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Protests Held Near Scene Of Deadly Fire In Southwest Philadelphia

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.

07/07/2014

Fire officials speak with members of community about fire safety and address concerns in the aftermath of the deadly blaze.  (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

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.

07/07/2014

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Prayers, Donations Pour In For Victims Of Deadly Fire In Southwest Philadelphia

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.

07/06/2014

Donations are piling up outside of Christ International Church on S. 65th Street. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Community Comes Together To Support Families Displaced After Deadly Fire In Southwest Philadelphia

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.

07/05/2014

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4 Children Dead, Homes Destroyed In Southwest Philadelphia Fire

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.

07/05/2014

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Survivor Of Deadly House Fire Lost Her Family Members And Home

Two people are dead and a family is without a home as a result of a house fire that broke out early Saturday morning in Philadelphia.

06/28/2014

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6 Killed In House Fire In Newark, New Jersey

Authorities say six people have been killed in a fast-moving fire that roared through a single-family home in New Jersey’s largest city.

06/15/2014

Aftermath of deadly fire in Pleasantville, NJ on June 13, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Deadly House Fire In Pleasantville Investigated As A Homicide

A deadly fire in New Jersey early Friday morning is being investigated as a homicide.

06/13/2014

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One Dead After Fire Rips Through Delaware County Home

Delaware County fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire early Saturday morning in Brookhaven that claimed one life and forced four families out of their homes.

04/12/2014

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Investigators Look For Cause Of Deadly House Fire in Langhorne

The fire was reported at 8:10 p.m. in the 300 block of N. Elmwood Avenue.

03/18/2014

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1 Killed In Delaware County Apartment Fire

One person was killed in an apartment fire in Delaware County Wednesday morning.

03/05/2014

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