Memorial At City Hall Today For Fallen FirefightersToday is the one-year anniversary of a massive warehouse fire in Kensington that killed two firefighters, and a tribute will be held today outside of City Hall.
Council To Probe Blaze That Claimed 2 FirefightersCity Council plans to hold hearings into Fire Department policies and procedures, in the wake of the April warehouse blaze in Kensington that claimed the lives of two firefighters.
Local Officials and Fireman's Widow Call For More Federal Funds For Firefighters"You need to follow and make sure these funds are not delegated for anything other than to stop these brownouts, to support our firemen," said Diane Neary, whose husband Robert was killed in a warehouse fire last month in Kensington.
Hundreds Travel To Pay Respects To Fallen Philadelphia FirefightersHundreds of firefighters from all over the country came to salute 60-year-old Lt. Robert Neary on Friday afternoon. The decorated firefighter was killed on Monday, along with fellow firefighter, 25-year-old Daniel Sweeney.