Philadelphia Fire Academy

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50 Members of Philadelphia Fire Department Receive Promotions

Today’s large group of promotions will provide the city with five new deputy chiefs, four new battalion chiefs, six new fire captains, five new fire paramedic captains, 11 fire lieutenants, and 19 fire paramedic lieutenants.

05/02/2014

(Second Alarmers' chief Greg Masi describes the conditions they encountered during emergency deployment to Jersey City, NJ after Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Philadelphia Welcomes Back Fire Workers Deployed to NJ After Hurricane

At the Philadelphia Fire Academy, firefighter cadets and officers saluted their return.

11/09/2012

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Medical Residents Join Forces With Firefighters, EMS Crews

This week is Emergency Medical Services week and Wednesday is EMS day. Local medical residents got a firsthand look Wednesday at what firefighters and EMS personnel go through.

05/23/2012

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Wakes Held Today For 2 Firefighters Killed In Kensington Fire

Local 22 President Bill Gault says the funerals will be massive. “I expect about 2,000 to 3,000 firefighters from across the United States and Canada here and probably two hundred to three hundred pieces of apparatus.”

04/13/2012

(Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers demonstrates how to give the trunk a fresh cut after bringing your tree home.   Credit:  Michelle Durham)

Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Offers His Annual Holiday Tree Advice

Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers wants to make sure those families that celebrate by putting a Christmas tree in their living rooms do so safely.

12/06/2011

(Medical evacuations via helicopter were just one of the topics covered for Drexel medical residents today at "EMS Day," at the Philadelphia Fire Academy.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Phila. Fire Department, Drexel U. Team Up For ‘EMS Day’ Training

Drexel medical residents spent the day at the Philadelphia Fire Academy learning about what EMS units do before patients are transported to the hospital.

05/18/2011

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Philadelphia Councilman Wants Firefighter Retirement Deadlines Waived During Staffing Shortage

A Philadelphia city councilman says staffing shortages in the Philadelphia Fire Department could be readily solved if the mayor let dozens of firefighters who are due to retire stay an extra year.

05/05/2011

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