Owners of Warehouse Where Firefighters Died Have Been Making Good On Back TaxesThe implication from a city statement shortly after the fatal fire was that the warehouse owners were huge tax deadbeats.
Federal Safety Board Gathering Info From Blaze That Killed 2 FirefightersPhiladelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers says representatives from NIOSH -- the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health -- are here as part of an ongoing evaluation of dangers that firefighters face.
Owners of Building Where Firefighters Died Cited For Other Phila. ViolationsThe city's Department of Licenses and Inspections has filed three new citations on a property at 726 Market Street owned by the Lichtenstein brothers of Brooklyn, NY, who also own the building where two firefighters were killed last week in a huge blaze.
Grand Jury Will Probe Warehouse Blaze That Killed 2 Philadelphia FirefightersIn a statement, the district attorney's office confirmed that it will submit evidence gathered in the April 9th fire to an investigating grand jury for review and possible charges.
A Fuming Mayor Nutter Backs Full Probe Into Blaze That Killed FirefightersThe mayor says he knows the owners of the building in which two firefighters died this month had received three violation notices and never responded.
Despite Leap In Fire Deaths, Philadelphia Still Trailing 2011's Fatality RateThe early morning blaze on Chancellor Street in West Philadelphia brought the number of fire deaths over the weekend to six, and marked a huge jump in the 2012 fire fatality total.
Standing In Silence, Philadelphia City Council Honors 2 Fallen FirefightersCity Council paid tribute to the fallen firefighters both with a moment of silence and with resolutions honoring their memory.
With Death of Firefighters, Philadelphia's Blight Becomes More Urgent IssueThe Thomas Buck building, where the fire that killed two firefighters on Monday started, is just one of about 25,000 vacant properties in Philadelphia that create safety hazards in neighborhoods.
Philadelphia Presses Forward With Probe of Deadly Kensington Warehouse FireThe fire marshal is probing what started the fire, and aides to the mayor are looking at other properties in the city held by the warehouse owners.
2 Philadelphia Firefighters Killed In Kensington Warehouse InfernoTwo Philadelphia firefighters were killed while battling a massive warehouse fire in Kensington early Monday morning. Two other firefighters were injured.
Momentary Somber Note Leads Off Phillies' Home OpenerThe Phillies honored the two fallen firefighters with a moment of silence before the 2012 season's home opener.