— The firemen who perished in Monday's warehouse blaze in Kensington hailed from the Northeast.
Campaign Bits (March 21, 2012)
As a new year begins, the vast majority of Philadelphia Fire Department paramedics will be seeing a change of scenery, according to the head of the city’s firefighters and medics union.
The year 2011 has just a few days remaining, and some local figures are looking forward to a successful 2012.
Al Schmidt, a Republican candidate for city elections commissioner, has pledged to take a pay cut and refuse a taxpayer-funded vehicle and gasoline.
Lt. Francis “Buddy” Werner was among 19 members of the Philadelphia Fire Department’s Rescue 1 who dispatched to New York on the morning of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.