firefighters

Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Tom Farley
Samantha Madera/City of Philadelphia
KYW Staff
April 17, 2020 - 3:29 pm
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia continues to rise at a steady, consistent rate — signaling progress in containing the spread. But officials say it’s too soon to predict when the city can reopen. Read the latest here.
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As many as 15 people, including an EMT and several police officers, were hurt when a fire tore through this building in King of Prussia.
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Jim Melwert
February 21, 2020 - 1:50 pm
Upper Merion Township supervisors honored police officers and firefighters for their life-saving efforts at a fire last month at the Kingswood Apartment complex in King of Prussia. Read more here.
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Montgomery County firefighters take part in a rare live fire training session at an eight-home complex in Upper Dublin scheduled for demolition.
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Hadas Kuznits
February 15, 2020 - 4:09 pm
Some Montgomery County firefighters spent their Saturday battling fires at an eight-home complex already scheduled for demolition in Upper Dublin. Read more here.
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A fire truck.
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David Madden
February 13, 2020 - 2:40 pm
A $2.4 million federal grant, which pays for more than two dozen firefighting positions in Camden, is set to expire in June. City officials are working on a contingency plan, but that would cut about half of those jobs. Read more here.
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Fire spread from a shed to a 10,000 tank at the Coopers Creek Chemical Corporation in West Conshohocken.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
February 04, 2020 - 9:32 am
Firefighters from all over Montgomery County tackled a fire at a chemical plant in West Conshohocken early Tuesday morning. Read more here.
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Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel at the reopening of an Old City firehouse.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
November 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia Fire Department is reopening four of seven engine companies that were decommissioned nearly 11 years ago during the recession. Read more here.
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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
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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.
FDNY
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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