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EXCLUSIVE: Firefighter’s Widow, Union Ask DA To Reconsider Decision To Not Criminally Charge Building Owners In Deadly Warehouse Blaze

Diane Neary, widow of Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Robert Neary, expressed her concern about a decision announced Monday by District Attorney Seth Williams, not to file criminal charges against the owners of a vacant, dilapidated Kensington warehouse that burned and collapsed killing Neary and fellow firefighter Daniel Sweeney.

02/04/2014

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I-Team Exclusive: NIOSH Report on April, 2012 Deaths of 2 Philadelphia Firefighters

By Walt Hunter PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In a CBS 3 I-Team Exclusive, Eyewitness News has obtained a copy of a report by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH, providing the first answers […]

11/22/2013

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City Council Hearings Into Firefighter Deaths

Nearly 18 months after a vacant, burning Kensington warehouse collapsed, killing Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Robert Neary and firefighter Daniel Sweeney, and injuring two fellow firefighters, a unanimous vote in City Council signaled the start of a new search for answers and reform.

10/03/2013

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Call For Council Hearings Into Fatal Kensington Warehouse Fire

Following an exclusive CBS 3 I-Team report on an April 9,2012 Kensington Warehouse fire, that killed Lieutenant Robert Neary and firefighter Daniel Sweeney, injuring two other firefighters, City Councilman James Kenney is calling for City Council hearings into the deadly five-alarmer and building collapse.

10/02/2013

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I-Team Exclusive: New Details Emerge In Kensington Blaze That Killed 2 Firefighters

Nearly 18 months after two Philadelphia firefighters died, crushed beneath the walls of a burning Kensington warehouse, CBS 3 has uncovered new details about the tragedy.

10/02/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Family Of Fire Captain Killed In Kensington Warehouse Blaze Files Lawsuit, Seeks Answers

The family of Philadelphia Fire Captain Robert Neary, killed along with firefighter Daniel Sweeney, when a burning, vacant Kensington warehouse collapsed on them 17 months ago, is filing a lawsuit against the building’s owners.

09/10/2013

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Bikers Join Together To Honor Fallen Philadelphia Fire Captain

Tuesday evening, hundreds of bikers came from near and far to pay tribute to Captain Goodwin.

04/10/2013

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City Mourns Fallen Firefighters On One-Year Anniversary Of Blaze

It is the portrait of a hero, at once inspirational and heartbreaking.

04/09/2013

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Wakes Held Today For 2 Firefighters Killed In Kensington Fire

Local 22 President Bill Gault says the funerals will be massive. “I expect about 2,000 to 3,000 firefighters from across the United States and Canada here and probably two hundred to three hundred pieces of apparatus.”

04/13/2012

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Councilwoman: Vacant Kensington Warehouse Victim Of Recession

City Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez, whose district includes the site of the fire, says New York Developers three years ago purchased the building with some grand plans.

04/10/2012

A memorial outside Engine 7, Ladder 10, honoring fallen firefighters Lieutenant Robert Neary and Firefighter Daniel Sweeney. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Outpouring Of Support For Families Of Fallen Firefighters

A message on the firehouse’s Facebook page reads, “Thank you to everyone for your loving support during this most difficult time.”

04/10/2012

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