Philadelphia Fire Department
Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers says the cause of the blaze has yet to be determined, but there were plenty of potential fire hazards.
The fire broke out at a home around 5 p.m. on the 4800 block of N. 9th Street, right off Roosevelt Boulevard.
The Red Cross says 26 adults and three children were affected by the Michener Avenue fire, which broke out early Sunday morning.
The fire was reported shortly after 3 p.m. Friday at 15th and Mifflin Streets.
EXCLUSIVE: Firefighter’s Widow, Union Ask DA To Reconsider Decision To Not Criminally Charge Building Owners In Deadly Warehouse Blaze
Diane Neary, widow of Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Robert Neary, expressed her concern about a decision announced Monday by District Attorney Seth Williams, not to file criminal charges against the owners of a vacant, dilapidated Kensington warehouse that burned and collapsed killing Neary and fellow firefighter Daniel Sweeney.
DA Seth Williams says that after an investigation that lasted nearly two years, the grand jury concluded it could not recommend criminal charges against anyone in this case.
Spokeswoman Victoria Lupica says a Delta Airlines flight was taxing the runway when smoke was reported in the cockpit.
It happened shortly after 7 p.m. in the basement of a home on the 1800 block of South Bancroft Street.
Chopper 3 is over the scene of a fire in a Northeast Philadelphia.
The fire was reported at about 8:40 p.m. in the 8000 block of Lindbergh Boulevard.
Police say an SUV was traveling northbound along Delaware Avenue when it was struck by another vehicle, causing it to flip on its side and trapping a man and woman inside.
Philadelphia Firefighters Union President Joe Schulle says pictures from several firehouses around the city show firefighters and medics are facing health risks from deteriorating conditions.
Authorities are investigating the cause of a Center City high-rise apartment fire Wednesday afternoon that left a 60-year-old man dead.
Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers now says tests have found evidence a number of chemicals leaked into a Roxborough firehouse forcing its temporary closing December 17 after a member of Engine Company 66 was sickened.
Police say a several people were hanging outside on the fire escape when it gave way and sent them plummeting about 40 feet to the ground.