The Philadelphia Fire Department has received a special designation from FEMA. The PFD will now be in command of Pennsylvania Task Force One – part of the National Urban Search and Rescue Response Team.
Chris examines the President’s decisions not publish a death photo of Osama bin Laden, his speech later today at Ground Zero, a four day school week and Fire Commissioners Lloyd Ayers reading habits.
Ten firefighters were injured while battling a high-rise fire in north Philadelphia. Among the most critically injured was 40-year-old Michael McGuire
City managing director Richard Negrin reminded Philadelphia residents about the 311 call center, available from 8 AM to 8 PM, to report problems or get information. During storms, he said, there will be extended hours.
Within the past year, in the wake of several violent incidents, the Philadelphia Police Department changed their protocol for dispatching tow trucks to accident scenes to prevent multiple operators from arriving and fighting over who will tow the vehicle. But those rogue tow truck operators found a way around this.
by KYW’s Steve Tawa With the heat cranking up this week, don’t even think about cracking open fire hydrants near your home to get some relief.