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.
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.
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.
A deadly fire in New Jersey early Friday morning is being investigated as a homicide.
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.
The fire was reported at 8:10 p.m. in the 300 block of N. Elmwood Avenue.
One person was killed in an apartment fire in Delaware County Wednesday morning.