Phila. Group Dedicated To Fire Prevention Receives PraiseIn 2015, the Philadelphia Fire Department had the lowest number of fire deaths in the city's history.
Philadelphia Fire Department Looks To Reduce 911 Calls From So-Called "Superusers"The Philadelphia Fire Department is battling a costly phenomenon. That is, "superusers:" People or places that call for emergency services more than 40 times a year.
Reading Terminal Market Throws Thank-You Breakfast for Phila. First RespondersThe Reading Terminal Market is more than seven miles from the scene of last month's disastrous Amtrak train derailment, but that didn't keep merchants at the market from admiring the quick response of police and firefighters.
Fallen Firefighter Joyce Craig HonoredThe first Philadelphia female firefighter to die in the line of duty was honored Saturday.
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.