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(Police dispatcher Celestine Stanford with Capt. Jonathan Lane at Police HQ.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

‘Dispatcher of the Year’ Awards Conferred by Philadelphia Police and Fire Depts.

They’re the first voices you hear when you dial 911.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015


Fire Rips Through Home In West Mount Airy

Flames broke out around 3:30 a.m. along the 100 block of West Sharpnack Street.


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Car Crashes Into Building In North Philly

It happened just after 4:30 p.m. at 3342 North Front Street in the Fairhill section of the city.


Philadelphia Fire Department truck file photo. (credit: CBS)

KYW Flashback: The Year Of The Fire

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.


Philadelphia Fire Department truck file photo. (credit: CBS)

Woman Hospitalized After Fire Inside Manayunk Home

Flames broke out around 9 a.m. Saturday inside the kitchen of a home in the 100 block of Jamestown Street.


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Phila. Fire Department Warns of Data Breach Affecting EMS Transport Patients

The fire department says a rogue employee sold patient information to a theft ring in 2012, but the theft did not come to light until February of this year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/03/2015


Fire Tears Through Bakery In North Philadelphia

Flames broke out around 2:30 a.m. inside Denise’s Delicacies in the 2900 block of North 22nd Street at Cambria Street.


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Fire Rips Through Vacant Warehouse In North Philadelphia

Flames broke out around 2:30 a.m. Saturday in the 2400 block of Westmoreland Street in the city’s Tioga section.


(Police and firefighters examine the area where two firefighters were shocked by a high-voltage line while removing a ladder from a fire scene.  Photo by KYW's Kim Glovas)

2 Phila. Firefighters Injured After Ladder Strikes Electrical Line

Two Philadelphia firefighters were rushed to the hospital Monday morning after a ladder came in contact with a power line and they were shocked.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/16/2015

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Firefighter, Resident Injured In Northeast Philly House Fire

Flames broke out around 1:30 a.m. Monday at the home in the 3500 block of Brookview Road in the city’s Millbrook neighborhood.


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One Injured After Fire Tears Through Home In Logan

Flames broke out shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday in the 1500 block of West Cayuga Street.


(photo of Joyce Craig credit: Philadelphia Fire Department)

I-Team: Flaws Found In Response To Fire That Killed Firefighter

A Philadelphia Fire Department report finds flaws in the department’s response to a December house fire that claimed the life of Joyce Craig, the city’s first female firefighter killed in line of duty.


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Newly Promoted Battalion Chief Continues Family’s 129 Year Legacy At Phila. Fire Department

When Chief John Meskill took the oath to become a Philadelphia firefighter back in 1886, he most likely never imagined that for the next 129 years one or more members of his family, continuously, would serve as members of the department.


Fire in West Philadelphia on February 16, 2015. (credit: Jan Carabeo)

West Philadelphia Building Coated In Ice After Fire In Bone-Chilling Temps

The two-alarm fire broke out around 4 a.m. inside a three-story building along the 200 block of South 52nd Street near Locust Street.


Philadelphia Fire Department truck file photo. (credit: CBS)

Apartment Building Fire Forces Residents Into Cold In North Philadelphia

The two-alarm fire broke out shortly before 5 a.m. at an apartment building in the 1700 block of West Erie Avenue in the city’s Tioga neighborhood.