Fire Commisioner Lloyd Ayers
Philadelphia firefighters are part of a task force helping out a neighboring state in distress, following the hurricane that rampaged through harder hit areas, including New York.
The city has said a collapse zone was established at the site of the fatal fire, but at a City Hall news conference on Thursday, leaders of Firefighters Local 22 said their photographs indicate otherwise.
Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers says representatives from NIOSH — the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health — are here as part of an ongoing evaluation of dangers that firefighters face.
As fire officials continue to investigate the cause of the deadly fire that took the lives of a Feltonville mother and her three children, Philadelphia’s fire commissioner wants to make sure everyone that every home has working smoke alarms.
Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers took aim at the fire fighters union on Thursday night, releasing a statement in defense of the periodic, temporary closing of some stations.
A deadly fire in West Philadelphia has claimed one life raising questions about the city’s brownout policy.