Due to extremely hot weather, the City is implementing a Heat Health Emergency. You can find Cooling Centers, pools, spraygrounds, recreation centers, libraries with extended hours, and older adult centers on our interactive map. For help call the heatline at (215) 765-9040.
In effect: noon on Wednesday, July 17 to 11:00 p.m. on Monday, July 22

Philadelphia Fire Department Fact Sheet FY 2018

The fact sheet outlines the 2018 fiscal year in the Philadelphia Fire Department (PFD). During 2018, resources allowed the PFD to:

  • Hire more firefighters, paramedics, and civilian support staff.
  • Replace ambulances, engines and ladder trucks.
  • Order two fast boats to boost our river response capabilities.
  • Offer a critical fireground survival training course.
  • Provide thousands of smoke alarms to help protect the residents of this great city.

Take a look at the document below outlining the PFD divisions, statistics, and new initiatives to learn more.

For more information about the PFD, visit their website.

Name Description Released Format
Philadelphia Fire Department Fact Sheet FY 2018 pdf December 5, 2018