Hat tip to Billy G. Details from the Philly Fire Commish Ayers:
It is with deep regret that the Department announces the death of Lieutenant Robert Neary, assigned to Ladder 10, Platoon "C". Lieutenant Neary, a veteran with over 37 years of service, died in the line of duty Monday, April 9, 2012.
All off-duty officers and members are invited to attend the services in uniform. Uniform of the day will be Class "A" Dress, with blouse coat and cap.
Posted on April 11, 2012 at 9:06am
Posted on September 22, 2011 at 2:15pm
A firefighter who fell through a floor while fighting a house fire this weekend said he's happy to be alive and thankful for his co-workers.Continue
"I feel very fortunate," said Winston-Salem Fire Captain Darron Southern. "The good Lord was looking out for me. It was bad enough to fall down and fall eight feet. But, to only receive a bruised shoulder, I…
Posted on March 10, 2011 at 8:39am
A mobile home fire at the corner of Beeline Lane and Amy Lane early Monday morning sent one Harker Heights firefighter to the hospital and displaced four adults.Continue
The firefighter remained in the Scott & White Intensive Care Unit in Temple with fellow firefighters by his side on Monday evening, Fire Chief Jack Collier…
Posted on March 8, 2011 at 8:53am
From the Associated Press by way of MiamiHerald.com:
A Daytona Beach firefighter is recovering from injuries after the first level of a burning home collapsed and dropped him into the basement.Read the full report… Continue
The firefighter was searching for victims in Friday night's house fire when the floor gave way. He was taken to the hospital with a leg injury. He has not been identified.
Posted on March 6, 2011 at 7:59am