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.
The fire was reported around 5:30 p.m. Monday at the unit block of S. Main Street.
Investigators tracked down the problem and cleared the smoke from the area with large fans.
The forest fire started at about 11:42 a.m. on the border of Beachwood and Berkeley Township in Ocean County.
People who were blocks away from the area could smell the smoke.
It’s not exactly running into a burning building, but some local firefighters had to put their life-saving skills to the test.
Police and other first responders are legally obligated to help citizens and their departments can face lawsuits when they are derelict in their duty.
Twelve people were displaced after a house fire in Philadelphia early Friday morning.
A man pulled from a house fire in Philadelphia late Monday evening has died.
Firefighters and medics in Chester County, hardest hit by last week’s storm, are busy preparing for the next winter onslaught.
Nine people were displaced after a late night fire ripped through a set of row homes in the Kingsessing section of the city.
Philadelphia firefighters faced extreme cold conditions while responding to several fire calls Thursday night and Friday morning.