Philadelphia Fire Department

Chopper 3 over the scene along the 8000 block of Lindbergh Boulevard. (Credit: Chopper 3)

Firefighter Injured In Southwest Philadelphia Blaze

The fire was reported at about 8:40 p.m. in the 8000 block of Lindbergh Boulevard.

01/24/2014

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Two Injured In Crash Near Penn’s Landing

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.

01/19/2014

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I-Team Investigation: Firehouse Conditions

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.

01/16/2014

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Man Dies After High-Rise Apartment Fire in Center City

Authorities are investigating the cause of a Center City high-rise apartment fire Wednesday afternoon that left a 60-year-old man dead.

01/15/2014

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Leaking Chemicals Force Closure of Philadelphia Firehouse

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.

01/15/2014

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1 Dead, 2 Injured In Center City Fire Escape Collapse

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.

01/12/2014

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Father, Son Killed In Northeast Philadelphia Fire

The blaze broke out around 9 a.m. Saturday at a home along the 12000 block of Salina Place near Woodhaven and Academy Roads.

01/11/2014

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Man Hospitalized After Kingsessing House Fire; Family Of 3 Displaced

The fire was reported around 6 p.m. on the 1000 block of S. 52nd Street.

01/10/2014

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2 Found Dead After Suspicious House Fire In Juniata

Two people were found dead inside a burning home in Philadelphia and the deaths are being investigated as homicides.

01/03/2014

(The firehouse for Engine 66, in Roxborough.  File photo by Aaron Mott, used with permission)

Roxborough Firehouse Remains Closed By Unexplained Fumes

Engine company 66, in Roxborough, remains closed while investigators trace the source of toxic fumes that sickened some firefighters.

01/02/2014

(The Benjamin Franklin firehouse, at 4th and Arch Streets, has been boarded up since a fire in September.   Photo by Ed Fischer)

Damaged Old City Firehouse May Not Reopen For Another Year

The fire last September, which started in the engine of an ambulance parked in one of the bays, left the Ben Franklin firehouse heavily charred.

01/02/2014

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Crews Battle Multi-Alarm Warehouse Fire In North Philadelphia

The fire broke out around 12:30 p.m. on the corner of Cecil B. Moore Avenue and American Street.

12/29/2013

(Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers, left, poses with ceremonial check representing a grant for smoke alarms to be distributed to hearing-impaired city residents.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Phila. Fire Department Gets $$ For Smoke Alarms For Deaf Residents

For the second time this week, the Philadelphia Fire Department has gotten a nice donation for smoke detectors. But this time, it’s for people who can’t hear the regular ones.

12/11/2013

(Fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers, left, receives a ceremonial check from officials of the Insurance Society of Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Phila. Insurance Industry Group Makes Huge Donation For Free Smoke Alarms

“This is not something we get every day, ” said fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers at the presentation of a check for $59,110 from the Insurance Society of Philadelphia.

12/09/2013

(Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers, wearing safety goggles and gloves, demonstrates how to make a fresh cut before putting a Christmas tree into water.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Phila. Fire Officials Warn of Holiday Season’s Special Fire Dangers

Fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers gave a demonstration of how to properly slice the base off a freshly cut Christmas tree.

12/06/2013

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