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Building Inspector in Fatal Philadelphia Collapse Commits Suicide

Inspector had surveyed site weeks before collapse that killed six.

Posted Thursday, June 13, 2013

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Building Collapse in Philadelphia

One person killed and 13 others injured.

Posted Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Hopes to Increase Paramedic Ranks

IAFF spokesman says Philly medics are likely the most overworked in the country.

Posted Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Philadelphia Police Begin Transporting Trauma Victims

Department has been doing transports for over 20 years, but policy now makes it official.

Posted Monday, June 4, 2012

Philadelphia Fire Department Honors “Paramedic of the Year”

Amaker is known for taking overtime shifts, helping others off-duty.

Posted Thursday, May 24, 2012

Philadelphia FD Medics Win Collective Bargaining Rights

Panel said the paramedics and firefighters perform interrelated duties.

Posted Thursday, January 19, 2012

Philadelphia FD Study Calls for Cross-Trained Paramedics

Study envisions a department that is leaner, more efficient, and more integrated.

Posted Thursday, January 19, 2012

Philadelphia Official: EMS Response Still Too Slow

Paramedics are still running ragged. And routine calls are clogging up resources.

Posted Thursday, October 13, 2011

Philadelphia Woman Rescued from Toilet

Elderly woman was stuck on toilet for three days.

Posted Wednesday, April 6, 2011






 

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