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15th Main Line Run To Be Held Sunday

A 5K run that benefits volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians is being held Sunday to benefit first responders on the Main Line.

09/22/2012

(Firefighters filled North Broad Street this afternoon, demanding that the City of Philadelphia honor an arbitrator's award.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

With Firefighter Appreciation Day Coming Up, Spotlight Is On Labor Dispute Between Philadelphia And The Firefighters’ Union

At-Large City Councilman Jim Kenney is asking everyone in Philadelphia to keep the city’s firefighters at the forefront of their thoughts, especially with Sunday marking Firefighter Appreciation Day.

09/06/2012

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5 Firefighters Injured During 4-Alarm Blaze In Allentown

Authorities are investigating the cause of a four-alarm fire in Allentown that injured five firefighters Thursday morning.

08/23/2012

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Fire Truck Stolen As AC Firefighters Work To Rescue Six Stranded In Casino Elevator

Six people were temporarily trapped in a Tropicana Casino elevator when it malfunctioned around 3:45 a.m. Saturday morning, according to Atlantic City police.

08/19/2012

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Twitter Rules Rile Firefighters Union

The Nutter Administration is clamping down on the use of Twitter and other social media outlets by city firefighters. The union says the mayor just can’t take tweets of criticism.

08/03/2012

Stigall Show Log 7.25.12

Chris examines President Obama’s campaign trying to re-explain his comments on small business. He remembers actor Sherman Hemsley, who died yesterday at age 74. He also talks to Editor of Philly Magaizine, Tom McGrath, about Philadelphia’s 10 Best.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/25/2012

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Suspect Arrested In Camden County Barn Fire

Crews in Camden County battled a barn fire early Saturday morning and now one person is in custody, facing arson charges.

07/07/2012

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Candle To Blame For Destructive House Fire In Atlantic County

Investigators believe a candle is to blame for a fire that destroyed a home in Atlantic County early Tuesday morning.

07/03/2012

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Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]

06/12/2012

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3 Firefighters Injured While Battling Blaze In Upper Darby

Authorities say one firefighter was hospitalized, and two others injured while battling a house fire in Upper Darby Friday afternoon.

06/08/2012

Resident Critically Injured In Pottstown House Fire

One of three people rescued from a house fire in Montgomery County early Monday morning is in critical condition.

06/04/2012

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Councilman Wants Hiring Benefits Extended To Grandchildren Of Fallen Police, Firefighters

A city councilman says grandchildren of fallen Philadelphia police officers and firefighters should get the same civil service hiring preferences that are now given to the children.

06/04/2012

Soldiers carry the American flag during the Memorial Day ceremony at the Korean War Memorial. (Credit: Molly Daly)

Police, Firefighters Honored During Ceremony At Korean War Memorial

Thanks to the suggestion of the Korean War Memorial Committee, today’s event honored the service of the city’s police and firefighters, for whom there’s not yet a memorial.

05/28/2012

Lightning Strike Ignites Massive Fire At Bucks County Chemical Plant

A fire police officer died after suffering a heart attack after leaving the scene of a chemical plant fire in Bucks County that was caused by a lightning strike early Wednesday morning.

05/16/2012

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Residents Evacuated After Fire At Northeast Philadelphia Apartment Complex

Residents were evacuated after a fire broke out inside an apartment complex in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

05/16/2012

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