Philadelphia Fire Department
A seemingly endless line of men and women in uniform spanned a massive section of Broad Street for hours on end, waiting to say goodbye to the city’s first fallen female firefighter, Joyce Craig. Some shedding tears, others offer condolences to their comrades.
Firefighters battled a fire that broke out inside a home in Philadelphia early Thursday morning.
About 50 people held a vigil in Craig’s honor in front of Engine 64 Tuesday night. Neighbors organized the event, and some of her colleagues told the crowd about Craig.
Loved ones of Joyce Craig told Eyewitness News the fallen firefighter had a passion for her job.
Flames broke out around 1 a.m. Monday on the second floor of a vacant three-story apartment building in the 1200 block of Arrott Street.
Flames broke out shortly before 5:45 a.m. Sunday on the seventh floor of the 2040 Market Street building.
It happened around 10:30 Saturday night in the 100 block of North Lindenwood Street.
It happened around 3:30 a.m. Monday at a home along East Coulter Street. Investigators believe it stemmed from an ongoing dispute between two teenage girls over a boy.
Neilson has introduced a bill that would give a wage tax refund to veterans who become Philadelphia police officers, firefighters, paramedics, or prison guards.
Police say a four-year-old boy died in a fire that raced through a home in the 200 block of Wyoming Avenue at noontime today.
Official say the fire started on the first floor of the Sol Caribe Sports Bar which was under construction and then spread to two adjoining vacant apartments.
Flames broke out around 11 p.m. Sunday inside a three-story boarding house in the 800 block of East Chelten Avenue.
Flames broke out around 2:30 a.m. Monday at a home along North 17th Street near Indiana Avenue.
Flames broke out overnight at a vacant home along the 400 block of East Mayfield Street in the city’s Fairhill neighborhood.
Flames broke out around 1:00 a.m. Monday at a home along the 6400 block of Belfield Avenue.