While no one was killed or seriously injured, adults and children whose homes were destroyed are left with only the clothes on their backs. Now, neighbors across the River Wards are working to lend a hand.
Philadelphia Fire Department batallion chief and deputy fire marshal Charles LePre celebrates a monumental career milestone.
The Philadelphia Fire Department on Monday began accepting applications for new firefighters. The application deadline ends on Aug. 23.
A fire in Fishtown; missing boy last seen in Port Richmond.
The Hospital Fire Marshals’ Association (HFMA) has arranged for Incipient Fire Suppression Training directed toward healthcare and educational facilities. The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) requires employees having such responsibilities to receive annual training.
Mike Goodwin embodied the modern-day good shepherd, a servant-leader, jeopardizing his own welfare for the benefit of his flock, according to the Rev. Majorie J. Neal, pastor of St. Michael’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.
— The Philadelphia Blue Flame has raised more than $250,000 in charitable donations since its founding in 2003.
Hundreds of firefighters from throughout the tri-state region and across the nation joined Goodwin's relatives and friends, along with Mayor Michael Nutter and many other city officials, at the Kensington church to celebrate the life of the man known for his unwavering dedication to family, the fire department and God.
Brief news items from around the River Wards.