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.
— The Philadelphia Blue Flame has raised more than $250,000 in charitable donations since its founding in 2003.
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.
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.
Five local high school seniors who designed and painted safety-themed panels for a Bustleton firehouse were treated to some pizza, soda, hoagies and thanks.