Philadelphia Fire Department

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.
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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.
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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.
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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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South Philly fire
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KYW Staff
December 19, 2019 - 12:03 pm
More than 120 firefighters are on the scene of a row home explosion near Eighth and Reed streets. At least four row homes were set ablaze and subsequently collapsed. Read the latest here.
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Two-alarm hazmat and fire incident at 63rd Street and Passyunk Avenue.
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Tim Jimenez
December 17, 2019 - 8:08 am
Philadelphia officials are monitoring the air quality near a chemical plant in Southwest Philadelphia, where a fire broke out Monday night. Read more here.
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Firefighter demonstrates deep-frying turkey
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Michelle Durham
November 28, 2019 - 5:00 am
Thanksgiving can be a wonderful holiday — but it’s also a dangerous and fire-starting one. Read more here for fire safety tips.
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Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel at the reopening of an Old City firehouse.
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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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Refinery fire
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KYW Staff
November 14, 2019 - 4:32 pm
The Philadelphia Fire Department has been investigating reports of people smelling an odor, possibly gas, throughout various sections of the city — specifically, the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. Read more here.
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Joseph Rippert, who was named Philadelphia firefighter of the Year.
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Justin Udo
October 23, 2019 - 4:08 pm
A second-year Philadelphia firefighter is honored for an act of heroism he performed while he was off the clock.
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