Philadelphia Fire Department

Protesters at Dilworth Park
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
June 18, 2020 - 7:26 am
Philadelphia City Council, in the middle of the night, announced a preliminary budget deal that includes a $33 million cut to the police department, and a shift toward funding police to reform efforts. Read more here.
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Eric Gore
Philadelphia Fire Department
John McDevitt
June 03, 2020 - 5:36 pm
After a month-long battle with COVID-19, a Philadelphia firefighter has died. Read more here.
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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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Philadelphia protest
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
June 01, 2020 - 4:23 pm
Protesters swarmed City Hall for a third day — this time, with the National Guard on-site. Mayor Jim Kenney condemned the violence and looting — mostly among young teens. He urged parents to make sure they stay home. Read the latest here.
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Firefighters at Broad and Chew streets
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
June 01, 2020 - 7:46 am
After a weekend marked by protests, riots and fires sparked by the death of George Floyd, a Black man, at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer, businesses continued to burn in Philadelphia on Monday morning. Officials say they’ve had to fight around 300 fires since the unrest started on...
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April Smallwood
Philadelphia Fire Department
Lynne Adkins
May 28, 2020 - 12:14 pm
A paramedic has been named EMS Provider of the Year at the Philadelphia Fire Department. Capt. April Smallwood, infection control officer, says the coronavirus has changed her job. Read more here.
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Day care arsonist
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Kristen Johanson
February 26, 2020 - 1:24 pm
Authorities released surveillance video of a man starting fires inside a South Philadelphia day care center, hoping the public can help identify the arsonist. Read more here.
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Police say this car was set on fire overnight on Fishers Lane, not far from Broad Street in the Logan section of Philadelphia.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
February 20, 2020 - 7:20 am
Firefighters put out a car fire and made a grisly discovery early Thursday morning in the Logan section of Philadelphia: a dead body was in the passenger seat. Read more here.
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Policy chief Anjali Chainani discussed the results of a survey completed by city residents.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
January 19, 2020 - 4:30 am
More than 11,000 Philadelphians filled out a survey about city services last fall, and the results show most think there's room for improvement. Read more here.
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Photo of the day after a massive South Philly row home explosion.
Rachel Kurland/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
December 20, 2019 - 12:02 pm
The two people who were presumed to be dead after Thursday’s row home explosion and fire have been located under the debris. Read more here.
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