Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel
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John McDevitt
June 02, 2020 - 6:49 pm
Additional resources are being brought in to assist the Philadelphia Fire Department with its challenges as protests continue in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Frank Rizzo statue vandalized
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KYW Staff
May 30, 2020 - 2:37 pm
A peaceful protest in Center City Saturday afternoon in reaction to the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd took a turn when protesters started to vandalize and set fire to police cars. Read the latest here.
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May 29, 2020 - 12:06 am
Minneapolis Police’s third precinct building has been overtaken by protesters and set on fire. The third precinct has been a targeted building since the beginning of the George Floyd protests. See the details.
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Australia bushfires
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Hadas Kuznits
January 10, 2020 - 1:12 pm
An estimated 25.5 million acres have burned in Australia, killing a couple dozen people and wiping out ecosystems in the process. A Philadelphia fundraiser hopes to offer some aid to those battling the massive flames. Read more here.
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A kangaroo escapes the wildfire in Australia.
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January 07, 2020 - 12:38 pm
The blazes, which have been burning across Australia for months, have razed homes and wiped out entire towns. Nearly half a billion animals have been impacted by the fires in New South Wales alone, with millions potentially dead. Read more here.
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In this Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, photo provided by Australian Department of Defence, a Royal Australian Navy MRH-90 helicopter crew member looks out over fires burning near Cann River, Australia.
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AP News
January 06, 2020 - 10:06 am
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the government was committing an extra 2 billion Australian dollars ($1.4 billion) toward the recovery effort in addition to the tens of millions of dollars that have already been promised. Read more here.
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Singer Pink says she's donating $500,000 to help fight the deadly wildfires that have devastated parts of Australia.
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AP News
January 04, 2020 - 1:35 pm
American pop singer Pink says she is donating $500,000 to help fight the deadly wildfires that have devastated parts of Australia. Read more here.
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A Forest Corporation worker manages a fire hose as he battles a fire near Moruya, Australia, Saturday.
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AP News
January 04, 2020 - 11:19 am
A father and son who were battling flames for two days are the latest victims of the worst wildfire season in Australian history, and the path of destruction widened in at least three states Saturday due to strong winds and high temperatures. Read more here.
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Red sky from wildfires burning, in Victoria, Australia, on Dec. 31, 2019.
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AP News
January 01, 2020 - 11:15 am
Australia deployed military ships and aircraft Wednesday to help communities ravaged by apocalyptic wildfires that have left at least 17 people dead nationwide and sent thousands of residents and holidaymakers fleeing to the shoreline. Read more here.
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A helicopter tackles a wildfire in East Gippsland, Victoria state, Australia.
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AP News
December 31, 2019 - 6:27 pm
Wildfires burning across Australia's two most populous states Tuesday trapped residents of a seaside town in apocalyptic conditions and killed at least two people while more property along the country's east coast fell victim to a devastating fire season. Read more here.
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