And Mayor Nutter stressed that the focus should be not on the fire department’s response but on what caused the 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.
A man high on opiates fell asleep on a motel couch while smoking a cigarette, touching off the March fire that killed him and three others, authorities said Wednesday.
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.
Investigators say an electrical issue sparked a southern New Jersey house fire that killed a woman and sent six firefighters to the hospital.
Authorities say they will need to use DNA testing and other methods to positively identify the four people killed in a motel fire in Point Pleasant Beach.
The fire was reported at 1:38 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Charles Street in Coatesville, Chester County.
The fire reportedly broke out around 9:30 a.m. on West Hansberry Street in Germantown.
The fire broke out at a home around 5 p.m. on the 4800 block of N. 9th Street, right off Roosevelt Boulevard.
A fire at a Delaware County home turned fatal Saturday night, as responding crews were unable to reach an elderly woman trapped inside.
The blaze broke out around 9 a.m. Saturday at a home along the 12000 block of Salina Place near Woodhaven and Academy Roads.
Authorities are investigating two deadly fires Thursday in New Castle County, Delaware.
Police say the woman, Atlanta Deveney, 35, was choked and beaten, and her child, Elijah Rosado, 12, was stabbed in the neck and chest before the apartment caught fire.
The Wilmington Fire Marshal’s Office and the Arson Task Force have filed charges against Johnny Williams for causing the building fire that took the life of 65-year-old José DeJesus.
Officials say last week’s two-alarm house fire that claimed the lives of three children in Chester was accidental.