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  1. Defensive Attack Used on PA House FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 |

    An east Allentown home was badly damaged and a family of six displaced Sunday afternoon by a fire that injured a firefighter when a burning ceiling collapsed, officials said. "There was heavy fire on the second floor, and the fire did spread," fire Capt.


  2. Truck Crash Sparks Destructive NJ BlazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 |

    Aug. 14 -- A truck that crashed into a pizzeria sparked a fire that destroyed it and heavily damaged other buildings late Monday in Frenchtown, N.J., authorities said. Frenchtown Mayor Brad Myhre posted a statement on the borough's website saying, "Tonight our community was devastated by a terrible fire which was caused by a truck plowing through the front of Galasso's Pizzeria.


  3. PA Fire Chief Announces Retirement PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 |

    July 17 -- Allentown Fire Chief Lee T. Laubach Jr. announced his retirement on Monday, ending a 25-year career with the department. "I believe during my time as chief we have reinforced and stabilized the foundation of the Allentown Fire Department," Laubach wrote in his retirement letter to Mayor Ray O'Connell.


  4. PA Firefighter Hurt Battling Structure FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 |

    One firefighter was injured Sunday in a multiple-alarm fire in Upper Macungie Township that destroyed a garage and several cars while also damaging a home. June 03--One firefighter was injured Sunday in a multiple-alarm fire in Upper Macungie Township that destroyed a garage and several cars while also damaging a home.


  5. PA Firefighters Keep Watch over Fallen BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2018 |

    March 25--York City Firefighters Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony weren't alone when part of a building collapsed and mortally wounded them, and they weren't alone afterward either. "From the time this happened, someone has been with them," York City Fire and Rescue Chief David Michaels said at about 4 p.m. Friday.


  6. Veteran PA Firefighter Faces Trial on Opioid ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 |

    Feb. 15--A veteran Bethlehem firefighter who, according to his attorney, is seeking treatment for drug addiction, has been ordered to face trial in Northampton County Court on charges of attempting to buy opioid painkillers from an undercover state trooper. James Delgrosso Jr., 39, of Schnecksville was charged Jan. 3 with two drug offenses that state police say happened days before Christmas.


  7. Former PA Firefighter Admits Theft While in UniformRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 |

    Dec. 15--A former Bethlehem firefighter admitted Thursday in Lehigh County Court that he stole coffee and food totaling less than $8 from a convenience store while in uniform -- an offense for which he was later terminated, his attorney said. Juan Ayala III, 37, of Coplay was charged in August with two counts of retail theft for stealing items from the Wawa on Eighth Avenue in Lehigh County. 5 comments

  8. PA House Fire Claims Two BoysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 |

    Oct. 26--Two boys died in a house fire in Laflin Borough, Luzerne County Wednesday night, according to state police. The two boys were pronounced dead at the scene and a third boy was taken to an area hospital.


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