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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

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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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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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