Phila. Fire Department Steps In To Help Deal With Large, Derelict BuildingsThe fire department and L&I will perform joint inspections of commercial and industrial properties larger than 15,000 square feet.
Phila. Fire Department Marks 10th Year of Providing Specialized Training to US Air Force"I want to thank the Air Force for being a partner," fire commissioner Derrick Sawyer said today, "because you could have chosen another fire department."
Officials Investigate 'Suspicious' Fatal Fire In South PhillyThe Fire Marshall is investigating a fatal fire that happened late Thursday night in South Philadelphia that officials have deemed "suspicious."
Photo Posted To Paramedic's Instagram Account Prompts OutrageThe paramedic has since apologized on Facebook saying that he deeply apologizes and that he did not mean to hurt his brothers in blue.
Phila. Firefighters' Union Says Ebola Gear Issued By City is InadequateJoseph Schulle, head of the firefighters' union Local 22, has no faith in the CDC standards and believes that hazmat suits are needed for the paramedics should they have to respond to a potential Ebola outbreak.
Community College of Phila. Marks Its 49th Year With Big PlansToday is the 49th birthday for Community College of Philadelphia, which is kicking off a year's worth of events and activities leading up to next year's golden anniversary.
Old City's Ben Franklin Firehouse, Damaged Last Year By Fire, Reopens After RebuildThe renovations and upgrades cost approximately $475,000. The building was heavily damaged by fire last September.
Phila. Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers Hangs Up His Helmet, Closing 40-Year CareerIt's the end of an era at the Philadelphia Fire Department, as longstanding fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers retires.
Diane Schweizer To Become Philadelphia's First Female Deputy Fire CommissionerA trailblazer makes her way up the Fire Department chain.