Philadelphia Fire Department
The Philadelphia fire department has been rocked in the last six months by a sudden spike in the number of employees who have taken their own life.
Eyewitness News has obtained a memo over safety concerns sent to members of the Philadelphia Fire Department.
Authorities say a man who was found inside his home after a fire in North Philadelphia appears to have been assaulted.
“Controlled chaos would be an understatement,” said police inspector Mike McCarrick, who runs the police department’s East Division, where the derailment occurred.
Flames broke out around 6 a.m. at a three-story building at Kensington Avenue and East Willard Street.
The fire department and L&I will perform joint inspections of commercial and industrial properties larger than 15,000 square feet.
Darrell Clarke says the money is better spent on aging police and fire stations.
A child was injured after a fire broke out inside one home and then spread to two others in North Philadelphia.
“I want to thank the Air Force for being a partner,” fire commissioner Derrick Sawyer said today, “because you could have chosen another fire department.”
The Philadelphia Fire Department’s controversial policy of temporary fire station closures — known as brownouts — dominated the discussion this past week during City Council’s first chance to question the new Fire Commissioner.
They’re the first voices you hear when you dial 911.
Flames broke out around 3:30 a.m. along the 100 block of West Sharpnack Street.
It happened just after 4:30 p.m. at 3342 North Front Street in the Fairhill section of the city.
Newsradio was nearly 10 years old and KYW reporters had experienced their share of fire coverage and more. But nothing prepared us for the inferno infused year of 1975.
Flames broke out around 9 a.m. Saturday inside the kitchen of a home in the 100 block of Jamestown Street.