A seemingly endless line of men and women in uniform spanned a massive section of Broad Street for hours on end, waiting to say goodbye to the city’s first fallen female firefighter, Joyce Craig. Some shedding tears, others offer condolences to their comrades.
About 50 people held a vigil in Craig’s honor in front of Engine 64 Tuesday night. Neighbors organized the event, and some of her colleagues told the crowd about Craig.
Loved ones of Joyce Craig told Eyewitness News the fallen firefighter had a passion for her job.
After a brush with death, a friendly cat has a new owner, and a new lease on life.
A Philadelphia firefighter was injured while battling a house fire early Monday morning.
A large crowd turned out at the Gallery in Center City Philadelphia on Saturday to paint a panel in a mural dedicated to suicide prevention.
The Philadelphia Fire Department has received a special designation from FEMA. The PFD will now be in command of Pennsylvania Task Force One – part of the National Urban Search and Rescue Response Team.
Authorities say a 58-year-old Philadelphia firefighter died after diving into shallow water at the Jersey shore.
An off-duty Philadelphia firefighter was killed in a motorcycle accident in West Philadelphia Saturday evening.