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NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES

 

August 15, 2017 -A Statement from Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel more >>

August 09, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Fire Prevention Drama Contest more >>

July 11, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Basement Fire Demonstration and Research more >>

June 27, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - The Philadelphia Fire Department will hold a formal ceremony to recognize members who have been promoted over the past few months. WHO: About 30 recently promoted PFD members Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel. WHEN: Tuesday, June 27 at 11 a.m. WHERE: Philadelphia Fire Academy, 5200 Pennypack St., Philadelphia.

June 10, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Mural Dedication/ Tribute to Lt. Joyce Craig more >>

June 09, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Honoring Rudy Edwards for his heroic actions at a fire on Flanders Road more >>

May 30, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Fire prevention press conference and neighborhood smoke alarm installation more >>

May 25, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Smoke alarm installation and fire safety activities more >>

May 25, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Safety Tips: Grilling with the Commissioner more >>

May 24, 2017 - Safety First: Bike Helmets Given to Children to Mark National EMS Week. more >>

May 22, 2017 - 60th annual Junior Fire Patrol Awards Luncheon. more >>

May 22, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Paramedic/EMT of the Year more>>

May 11, 2017 - Muscular Dystrophy Association 2017 “Fill the Boot”. more>>

April 21, 2017 - PFD Graduates Fire Equipment Dispatcher Trainee Class / Distinguished Service Award. more>>

April 17, 2017 - The Philadelphia Fire Department released its internal report on the fatal Middleton Street Fire. more >>

April 3, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - Fire Department Promotions: Women Make History. more>>

April 1, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - 3400 and 3500 blocks of N. 16th Street. The hottest teams in town hit the streets this weekend for a community fire prevention program. more >>

March 22, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - 31st annual Weight Watchers "Battle of the Badges" Kick-Off. more>>

March 16, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY - 6300 block of Greenway Avenue. In response to the March 13 fatal fire on the 6300 block of Greenway Avenue, members of the Philadelphia Fire Department will conduct fire prevention activities. more >>

February 24, 2017
- MEDIA ADVISORY - Remembering Harold B. Hairston, First African-American Fire Commissioner in Philadelphia. more >>

February 23, 2017 - MEDIA ADVISORY- On the 26th anniversary of the One Meridian fire that killed three Philadelphia firefighters more>>

February 14, 2017 - In Response to the Fatal Fire Which Occurred on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 04:38 p.m. more>>