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Lt. Robert Neary

Flowers outside Ladder 27. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Memorial At City Hall Today For Fallen Firefighters

Today 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.

04/09/2013

(This warehouse fire on April 9, 2012, killed two firefighters.   File photo)

Council To Probe Blaze That Claimed 2 Firefighters

City 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.

06/10/2012

(US Sen. Bob Casey, partially obscured at left, listens as Diane Neary, widow of Philadelphia firefighter Robert Neary, speaks at 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

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.

05/07/2012

(credit: Cherri Gregg)

Hundreds Travel To Pay Respects To Fallen Philadelphia Firefighters

Hundreds 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.

04/13/2012

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