Philadelphia Fire Department
The Philadelphia Fire Department says there was a minor electrical fire in the basement, but it’s been extinguished.
Fire officials are investigating the cause of a blaze that damaged a dry cleaners in Philadelphia early Thursday morning.
Philadelphia firefighters want to change the city charter, to require that city council approve appeals of labor contract arbitration awards.
The blaze broke out around 1 a.m. Sunday at a row home along the 2800 block of Memphis Street and quickly spread to three other homes.
As City Council continued its probe Thursday into last month’s tragic building collapse on Market Street, they heard from independent demolition experts who said that city inspectors inspect very little.
The Philadelphia Fire Department were called out at about 5:10 p.m. to the 7500 block of City Avenue in the Overbrook section.
For one family it was a moment of tremendous pride, as George Drew was promoted to batallion chief — a post that his father, also George Drew, held until his retirement.
There were no reports of any injuries after several bricks fell from a high-rise in Center City early Wednesday morning.
The Philadelphia Fire Department responded to the scene of a construction site accident on the campus of Temple University Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters at Engine 78 stand ready at Philadelphia International Airport in the event of an aircraft emergency similar to what happened in San Francisco.
Fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers wants Philadelphia residents to use care when firing up the outdoor grill.
Authorities say a 27-year-old construction worker was injured Monday morning when he fell from an industrial scissor lift at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia.
Five people were taken to local hospitals after getting sick on chlorine fumes at a gym in Northeast Philadelphia Friday afternoon.
One person was killed and at least 13 people were injured following a building collapse in Center City Philadelphia.
Dark smoke from a trash fire billowed over Southwest Philadelphia late Tuesday afternoon.