Michael Goodwin

(Firefighters Union Local 22 president Bill Gault, in green shirt, listens as Firefighters Cycling team members Victor Ayala, Adam Carr, and Allen Wahlstrom are introduced to reporters.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

One Cycling Team Will Have Firefighters in Mind During Sunday’s Race

The elite team will be riding in memory of firefighters who died in the line of duty and to raise awareness about firefighter health issues.


Family of fallen Philadelphia Fire Captain Michael Goodwin unveil a bench bearing Goodwin's name at the fire station at 4th and Snyder. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Bench Honoring Fallen Firefighter Michael Goodwin Unveiled In South Philadelphia

Many from a South Philadelphia neighborhood gathered last night as a memorial bench was unveiled, honoring fallen fire Captain Michael Goodwin who died in the line of duty last month.


(Philadelphia Police and Fire Bagpipers play during the Living Flame memorial ceremony.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Names of Philadelphia’s Latest Fallen Heroes Added To Franklin Square Memorial

Three names were added: those of police officers Brian Lorenzo and Moses Walker, killed last summer, and fire captain Michael Goodwin, killed just last month fighting a fire in South Philadelphia.


Fallen Fire Captain Michael Goodwin. (credit: Philadelphia Fire Department)

Memorial Fund Established In Name Of Fallen Fire Captain Michael Goodwin

A memorial fund has been established for the family of a Philadelphia firefighter killed in a blaze earlier this month.


(Reverend Marjorie Neal Credit: CBS 3)

Reverend Calls For Contract Agreement During Funeral Service For Fallen Philadelphia Firefighter

Amidst the tears, cheers and applause could be heard from St. Michael’s Lutheran Church during funeral services for l services for fallen Fire Captain Michael Goodwin.


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Final Goodbye For Fallen Firefighter

Family, friends, and hundreds of fellow firefighters gathered to say their final goodbyes to a Philadelphia fire captain killed in the line of duty.


Flowers outside Ladder 27. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Fallen Philadelphia Fire Captain To Get Posthumous Promotion

A veteran Philadelphia firefighter who died while battling a blaze this past weekend will be promoted posthumously.


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Fire Captain Killed, Firefighter Injured In Queen Village Blaze

Officials confirmed a 29-year veteran fire captain from Ladder 27 was killed in the blaze when a roof collapsed. A second firefighter was injured while trying to rescue him.