PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A report by investigators found a lack of training and unclear strategy contributed to the deaths of three Wilmington firefighters.READ MORE: Philadelphia Eagles Raise More Than $4 Million At 5th Annual Autism Challenge
A basement fire in Canby Park on Sept. 24, 2016 claimed the lives of three first responders.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s reports follows a two-year investigation into the deaths.Philadelphia Weather: Heat Advisory In Effect As Temperatures Hit Record Highs On Saturday
In August, family members of Captain Christopher Leach and Lieutenants Jerry Fickes and Ardythe Hope filed a federal lawsuit blaming Wilmington for their deaths.
The lawsuit blames a cost-saving policy called “rolling bypasses” for the deaths. The practice takes one firetruck out of commission around the clock.
The report also found that arson was the cause of the fire.
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Three others were injured in the fire.