first responders

This tree, in a Newark, Delaware, neighborhood, was struck by lightning.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
August 02, 2019 - 6:53 am
UPDATED: 8:09 a.m. NEWARK, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — Two Delaware men are in the hospital, one is in critical condition, after they were hurt during a lightning strike yesterday. It seemed like a nice summer afternoon on Medley Drive in the Harmony Woods neighborhood of Newark. A man with his friend...
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing H.R. 1327, an act ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, July 29, 2019, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
July 29, 2019 - 10:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Appearing in the Rose Garden on Monday with first responders from the 2001 terrorist attacks, Trump approved a bill extending the fund...
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The man who spent decades in charge of Montgomery County detectives is starting an art and music school for veterans, first-responders and their kids.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
July 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The man who spent decades in charge of Montgomery County detectives is starting an art and music school for veterans, first-responders and their kids. Oscar Vance was chief of Montgomery County detectives for 30 years, retiring in 2012. Through his Vance Community...
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The sign for the Hidden Oaks apartment complex in Jefferson City Missouri stands bent on May 23, 2019, from an apparent tornado in front of a tree that was ripped apart.
David A. Lieb/AP Photo
May 23, 2019 - 6:50 am
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, causing heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and leaving many people trapped in the wreckage of their homes...
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Widener nursing students act as victims in an emergency drill.
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
October 11, 2018 - 1:01 pm
CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Emergency crews responded en masse to Talen Energy Stadium in Chester to treat more than 100 burn victims after an explosion. At least, that was the script that played out during a disaster drill on Thursday. From a simulated blast and fire, provided by fireworks, to...
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Pa. Task Force 1 prepares to meet Hurricane Michael
Philadelphia Fire Department
Tim Jimenez
October 10, 2018 - 7:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of first responders from the Philadelphia area, who just got back from assisteing with Hurricane Florence's aftermath in South Carolina, are back on the road again as Hurricane Michael approaches. Forty-five emergency professionals who are part of Pennsylvania...
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Members of PA Task Force 1 load trucks with supplies ahead of the 630-mile drive from Philly to South Carolina.
Philadelphia Fire Department
Tim Jimenez
September 11, 2018 - 7:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With Hurricane Florence looming, dozens of first responders from Pennsylvania left for South Carolina on Monday night. Of the 80 members of Pennsylvania Task Force One , on the 630-mile trip to South Carolina, 42 are from the Philadelphia Fire Department. Honored to...
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