firefighters

California wildfires
Noah Berger/AP
AP News
October 31, 2019 - 5:22 pm
A stolen car sparked a wildfire in a bone-dry field Thursday as two of Southern California's quintessential themes — car chases and gusty Santa Ana winds — collided with potentially devastating consequences. Read more here.
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Firefighters
Christian Monterrosa/AP
AP News
October 28, 2019 - 10:44 am
Firefighters battled destructive wildfires north of San Francisco and in western Los Angeles neighborhoods on Monday, trying to beat back flames that forced thousands to flee their homes. Read more here.
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Philadelphia fire truck
Holli Stephens./KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
October 10, 2019 - 11:28 am
The Philadelphia Fire Department is staging a citywide fire drill Thursday night. It's a chance for residents to practice their home escape plans.
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Thirteen children of firefighters who died at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and six whose fathers died of 9/11-related illnesses, graduated from the city's fire department during an emotional ceremony.
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CNN
September 25, 2019 - 9:19 am
Thirteen children of firefighters who died at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and six whose fathers died of 9/11-related illnesses, have graduated from the city's fire department during an emotional ceremony.
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First responders walking into the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul for Blue Mass.
Charlotte Reese/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
September 22, 2019 - 3:33 pm
In honor of law enforcement officers, firefighters and first responders, the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul held a special mass Sunday morning.
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Running.
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Mike Dougherty
September 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
A group of runners from the Delaware Valley will mark 9/11 this year by running from D.C. to New York with a stop in Center City along the way, and another group will ride their bikes to the crash site in Schwenksville.
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Many killed in deadly California boat fire; dozens missing.
Daniel Dreifuss/AP Photo
AP News
September 02, 2019 - 10:16 am
A dive boat caught fire before dawn Monday off the Southern California coast.
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Forest fire.
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Tim Jimenez
June 10, 2019 - 8:46 am
HAMMONTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Fire crews have contained a fast-moving fire that broke out at Wharton State Forest near Hammonton late Sunday night and burned 1,800 acres. Officials say the fire started somewhere south of the Atsion Lake area in the Pine Barrens. Albert Valentino with the New...
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Philadelphia Fire Department
Ian Bush/KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
June 02, 2019 - 5:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia firefighters are mourning the loss of two of their own. Fire officials say Sunday morning, while in Cape May, an off-duty firefighter died competing in the Escape the Cape Triathlon. There is no word yet on the cause of death. We @PhillyFireDept mourn the...
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Disney firefirghters
John Raoux/AP
May 31, 2019 - 5:20 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters for Walt Disney World's private government say they're understaffed and that poses a safety risk as the Florida theme park resort grows even bigger with this year's openings of a new Star Wars land and air gondolas. "We just don't have enough firefighters...
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