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Dozens Of AC Firefighters March Urging Officials To Finalize Grant And Avoid Layoffs

Thursday dozens of Atlantic City firefighters and their families marched around City Hall urging officials to sign a federal grant that could fund 85 at-risk jobs for at least the next two years.

06/04/2015

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Collingdale Firefighters Working To Help Fellow Firefighters In Sierra Leone

Collingdale, Delaware County, firefighters are busy answering an urgent rescue call from their fellow firefighters thousands of miles away.

05/08/2015

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Hostages Held Captive By Fellow Firefighter Describe Frightening Moments

Logan says he was among four firefighters ordered onto the floor by Jordan, who fired a shot into the wall, six inches away, telling his hostages,”next time I won’t miss.”

04/01/2015

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Ex-Firefighter Accused Of Taking Several Hostage Inside Elkins Park Firehouse

A recently fired volunteer firefighter took four people hostage inside a firehouse in Montgomery County Tuesday before he surrendered and was arrested.

03/31/2015

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Philadelphia Firefighters And Police Face Off In ‘Battle Of The Badges’

Philadelphia police and firefighters are gearing up for an epic battle – against each other!

03/20/2015

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Atlantic City To Apply For Firefighter Grant

Late Friday, the firefighters’ union and city administration pushed through a deal to reapply for that grant, but with a level of staffing below what the grant requires.

03/06/2015

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Philadelphia’s Firefighters Union Addresses Investigation Into Alleged On-Duty Sex In Fire Department

Joe Schulle, president of Philadelphia Firefighters and Paramedics Local 22, revealed for the first time details about an investigation by the Philadelphia Inspector General into allegations into on-duty sex among male members and a female member at firehouses and inside at least one fire department vehicle.

02/06/2015

Fire at historical building in Philadelphia on January 13, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Fire At Historical Building In Old City

Firefighters were able to quickly control an electrical fire that started inside a historical building in downtown Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

01/13/2015

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Death Of NJ Firefighter Inspires Push For Measure That Would Ensure Health Insurance Coverage For Families Of First Responders

Hunter’s situation compelled New Jersey Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D- Mount Laurel) to file Bill A4062 which would allow families of firefighters, police and EMT’s who died on active duty to keep their health insurance for an extended period.

01/06/2015

Fire in Kensington on December 11, 2014. (credit:  Steve Lindsay)

Fire Tears Through Vacant Homes In Kensington

Firefighters battled a fire that broke out inside a home in Philadelphia early Thursday morning.

12/11/2014

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Surviving Fire: Close The Door, Say Experts

When you’re asleep, you’re most vulnerable to a fire in your home. Most fatal fires start in the middle of the night.

11/19/2014

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New Protective Gear For Philadelphia First Responders

CBS 3 has learned Philadelphia firefighters and medics are about to get new protective gear to shield them from any possible exposure to the Ebola virus.

10/24/2014

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Row Home Fire Damages Five Houses, Forces 18 Out Of Homes

A large fire in North Philadelphia damaged five houses and put 18 people out of their homes.

10/22/2014

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Phila. Firefighters’ Union Says Ebola Gear Issued By City is Inadequate

Joseph Schulle, head of the firefighters’ union Local 22, has no faith in the CDC standards and believes that hazmat suits are needed for the paramedics should they have to respond to a potential Ebola outbreak.

10/16/2014

House fire in Northeast Philadelphia on October 14, 2014. (credit: CBS)

2 Firefighters Injured Battling Northeast Philly House Fire

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries and nine people were displaced following a fire in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

10/14/2014

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