firefighter

Bon Air Fire Company in Haverford Township.
KYW Newsradio
Rachel Kurland
September 09, 2019 - 4:12 pm
Bon Air Fire Company said its initial judgment to refuse the firefighter's resignation was a "mistake," and it agrees with Haverford Township's ultimate action. Read more here.
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Bon Air Fire Company in Haverford Township.
KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
September 04, 2019 - 5:22 pm
A volunteer fire company in Haverford Township was shut down Wednesday after they discovered one of its members was involved with an extremist group. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Fire Department patch for Engine 78.
Philadelphia Fire Department
March 20, 2019 - 12:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia firefighters are mourning the death of one of their own. Michael Bernstein, 46, suffered a "medical emergency" while on duty at Philadelphia International Airport Wednesday, according to a statement from the Philadelphia Fire Department . He was rushed to...
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Natalie Dempsey
Mizpah Volunteer Fire Company/Facebook
Justin Udo
December 25, 2018 - 6:46 pm
HAMILTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey fire department is mourning the loss of one of their own who died responding to a call Christmas morning. Twenty-one-year-old Natalie Dempsey, a three-year member of the Mizpah Volunteer Fire Company, died while responding to an incident in Hamilton...
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Dan Wing
November 13, 2018 - 9:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A firefighter was injured after taking a fall while fighting a fire at a West Philadelphia home early Tuesday morning. Fire crews were called to the home on Spruce Street near the intersection with 57th Street in Cobbs Creek just before 3 a.m. While battling the fire...
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Pennsylvania Capitol
David Madden
October 18, 2018 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia firefighter who is seeking workers' compensation after getting cancer has received a bit of help from Pennsylvania’s highest court. The case involving Scott Sladek dates back to 2012 and has made its way up the legal chain of appeal to the state Supreme...
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Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
October 08, 2018 - 6:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A firefighter was hurt battling a four-alarm warehouse fire in Allentown that started Sunday night. There were still some hot spots and a lot of smoke Monday morning. The fire started at what's believed to be a century-old building. Authorities told CBS 3 Eyewitness...
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Kids made their own capes and later had the chance to learn about and meet crime-fighting superheroes and everyday heroes. Marvel's Black Panther made an appearance, alongside local firefighter Andy Brown.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
September 16, 2018 - 2:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dressed in capes, masks and costumes, dozens of tykes took over the Please Touch Museum for superhero Sunday. "It is actually celebrating our superheroes that we go to five days a week at school," said Ronnie Bogle, manager of guest experience. "All of those...
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