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New Protective Gear For Philadelphia First Responders

CBS 3 has learned Philadelphia firefighters and medics are about to get new protective gear to shield them from any possible exposure to the Ebola virus.


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HAZMAT Situation At Recycling Plant In Northampton Sends 5 To Hospital

Twenty to 30 emergency units are responding to a HAZMAT situation at a recycling plant in Northampton, Pennsylvania.


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School District: 9 Students At Philly Elementary School Ingested Birth Control Pills

Approximately a dozen students were sickened after digesting what is believed to be birth control pills at a Philadelphia school Thursday morning.



Crews Rush To Scene Of Fire At An Autoshop In Southwest Philadelphia

Fire crews and medics are responding the scene of a fire on the 2100 block of South 61st Street in Southwest Philadelphia.


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Chester County Medics, Firefighters Preparing To Protect Residents During Winter Storm

Firefighters and medics in Chester County, hardest hit by last week’s storm, are busy preparing for the next winter onslaught.


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Winter Storm Brings Avalanche Of Calls For Philadelphia Medics And Longer Response Times Citywide

Philadelphia officials now say medic units faced a tough combination of heavy snow, heavy traffic and an avalanche of storm-related calls that slowed responses during Tuesday’s storm.