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4 Killed In Lehigh County Apartment Fire

Police say a fire at an apartment building in Emmaus has left four people dead.

03/18/2013

Chester County house fire on February 27, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Fire Destroys Chester County Home

A Chester County home was destroyed during an early morning house fire.

02/27/2013

(credit: John Ostapkovich)

City Graduates 148 New Firefighters, 21 Paramedics

Philadelphia not only has 148 new firefighters and 21 Fire Service Paramedics, but also a new focus on fire prevention.

01/30/2013

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Family Dog Killed In Delaware County House Fire

Three people, including a firefighter, suffered minor injuries in an early morning house fire in Delaware County Friday. Sadly, a family pet did not survive.

01/04/2013

Are You Legally Bound To Attempt A Rescue?

In general in America, the law says you have no duty to rescue someone in trouble, and that’s true even if you wouldn’t be putting yourself in danger by helping. But there are some exceptions to that rule.

01/02/2013

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Police: Firefighters Shot Dead While Responding To Call In Upstate New York

Two firefighters are dead and two others are injured after being shot while responding to a call, according to Webster, N.Y. police.

12/24/2012

(Hurricane Sandy also damaged homes in Mantoloking, NJ, about 20 miles north of Long Beach Island.  Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

4 New Jersey Firefighters Disciplined For Helping During Superstorm Sandy

A central New Jersey town has disciplined four volunteer firefighters who went to the Jersey shore after Superstorm Sandy.

11/29/2012

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Philadelphia Firefighters Union And Mayor’s Office Sparring Over Contract

There’s a fire Philadelphia firefighters can’t seem to put out between the union and the Mayor’s office.

11/21/2012

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Montgomery County Condo Damaged In Fire

A fire in a Montgomery County condominium early Friday morning injured three people, including a teenager and firefighter.

11/16/2012

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Family Dog Killed In Fast-Moving Collingswood House Fire

A Camden County family was able to safely escape a fast-moving house fire early Friday morning, but unfortunately their family pet did not make it out alive.

11/09/2012

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High-Level Fire Department Transfers Rile Union

The Nutter Administration plans to transfer nearly 300 senior firefighters to different stations next year, a move that the firefighters union describes as “punishment.”

11/09/2012

(An elderly man died in a fire at this home in Northeast Philadelphia.  Credit: CBS3)

Elderly Man Killed In Northeast Philadelphia House Fire

Authorities confirm an elderly man was killed in a house fire in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.

10/15/2012

Chester house fire (credit: CBS)

Firefighters Rescued While Battling House Fire In Chester

Two firefighters were rescued from the roof of a home while battling a multi-alarm blaze in Chester on Friday morning.

09/28/2012

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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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