Fatal blaze occurred three days after Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer addressed fire safety at Somerton Civic Association meeting.
Dr. Gerald Wydro, chair of emergency medicine at Aria Health’s Torresdale Campus emergency department, offers the following tips for poison prevention:
Note to burglars: When an alarm sounds, it’s time to go.
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.
Engine 58 and Ladder 34 rushed down the 15000 block of Kovats Drive early Wednesday evening and firefighters went right to work.
That remote-control key fob you use to lock and unlock your car isn’t the only one like it in the world, according to the American Automobile Association.
Anna’s car was burglarized. So was Sarah’s, and so was Chris’s. But the thieves didn’t use what cops call “the North Philly key,” i.e., a rock, to get into their vehicles.
Mark Twain, who had more of his own oneliners than Henny Youngman ever would, famously quoted his friend essayist Charles Dudley Warner, that everybody complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it. On Tuesday, some people gave it a try.
Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers urges all Philadelphians to practice important safety tips during the impending winter and to be more vigilant with their fire safety efforts and awareness.