Fire deaths increased by one-third while fire-related injuries rose by 4 percent in Philadelphia last year, although both tallies remained well below recent historical peaks, according to year-end statistics released by the Philadelphia Fire Department this month.
The Philadelphia Fire Department and International Association of Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 22 have promised to always be there for the family of Joyce Craig.
A change is needed
We need more police in the 8th District
Fire prevention seminar is Saturday
Thanks for celebration
In light of at least two child deaths in 2013 in city creeks, the Philadelphia Fire Department has launched Operation Stay on Shore: Drowning is Preventable.
Two thieves tried to steal change from a clothes dryer and almost caused a disaster in a Rhawnhurst apartment building on June 26, according to police.
The Holmesburg Civic Association unanimously approved a bid by the Philadelphia Centurions Motorcycle Club, which is seeking a zoning variance for its clubhouse at 7347 Melrose St.