Philadelphia police and firefighters are gearing up for an epic battle – against each other!
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.
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.
Firefighters were able to quickly control an electrical fire that started inside a historical building in downtown Philadelphia Tuesday morning.
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.
Firefighters battled a fire that broke out inside a home in Philadelphia early Thursday morning.
When you’re asleep, you’re most vulnerable to a fire in your home. Most fatal fires start in the middle of the night.
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.
A large fire in North Philadelphia damaged five houses and put 18 people out of their homes.
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.
Two firefighters suffered minor injuries and nine people were displaced following a fire in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday morning.
Fire officials say one person was killed during a house fire in Philadelphia early Monday morning.
Overcast skies didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of over 2,000 bikers helping to raise money for charities that help the children of fallen firefighters and police officers.
While the North Coventry firefighters were just about a mile away trying to save a piece of property, the vandals had no regard for their property.
It’s a phenomenon spreading online, picked up by firefighters across the country in variations. Bottom line, take the “challenge” or donate to a charity or do both.