Philadelphia Fire Department
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.
Flames broke out shortly before 3 a.m. Friday on the third floor of the Alliance Youth Mission Ministries in the 3000 block of North 22nd Street.
Flames broke out shortly after 11:00 Sunday night inside a three-story row home along the 2200 block of Camac Street.
Geno Vento paid several thousand dollars for the monument he’s erected on the front of his famed cheesesteak shop.
Flames broke out around 4:00 a.m. Sunday at a home along the 5000 block of D Street.
Flames broke out around 3:30 p.m. Saturday at an apartment building along the 3800 block of North 15th Street in the city’s Tioga-Nicetown section.
Flames broke out around 2 a.m. Sunday at a home near 7th Street and West Nedro Avenue.
Joseph Schulle, head of the firefighters’ union Local 22, has no faith in the CDC standards and believes that hazmat suits are needed for the paramedics should they have to respond to a potential Ebola outbreak.
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Police say the suspect, Lieutenant Jemal Johnson, an 18 year veteran assigned to Ladder Company 14 in North Philadelphia, was still wearing his fire uniform pants, which may have aided in his officer impersonation.