Careless smoking was the cause of an apartment building fire that claimed the life of a Wissinoming man on Nov. 8, according to the Philadelphia Fire Department.
The 35th Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place Sunday afternoon along Frankford Avenue. The rain date is Dec. 4.
If you saw somebody near PECO’s substation at Rhawn and Ditman streets late on Oct. 24, what you know might be worth a lot of money.
Phillies strike out on playoffs for all to see
That’s how it is for the parents of firefighter Jack Slivinski Jr., who took his own life after a flap that arose after he posed for a calendar that benefits firefighters’ widows.
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.
Fly the flag to remember 9/11
Members of the Philadelphia Fire Department community and the general public are invited to attend the Mr. Philly Benefit for Local 22 Widows’ Fund on Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Kings Oak in the Piazza, 1001 N. Second St., in Northern Liberties.
The cause of last week’s blaze remains undetermined.