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    Default Philly LODD x2

    Posted on Fri, Aug. 20, 2004





    2 Phila. firefighters die fighting blaze

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    Two firefighters died while battling a blaze in a row home Friday in northeast Philadelphia tonight, a hospital official said.

    Officials said the fire was reported at 8 p.m. in the home in the 3600 block of Belgrade St. in the Port Richmond section of the city. Four fire engines and two ladder companies had the flames under control by 9:12 p.m.

    One injured firefighter was taken to Northeastern Hospital near the scene while the other was taken to Temple University Hospital, but both were pronounced dead, Temple Health System spokesman Andy Smith said. He said no other firefighters were taken to hospitals.

    Neighbors told reporters that the occupants of the home got out safely.

    Authorities did not immediately release details about how the firefighters died. Names were not released.
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    On behalf of Squad 336 may you RIP.
    And to the Philadelphia Fire Department, we extend to you our deepest condelences. You will all be in my prayers.

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    Do we know what house these guys were out of? I met a bunch of Philly guys who came by my firehouse a couple of weeks ago. I am shocked and just really want to find this info out as soon as possible. Those guys were great guys to meet.
    "We had trouble putting out the fire because the house and everything in it was burning at the time"---The Chief while speaking to the press--no lie

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    My brothers were from Pipeline 28 in Port Richmond. God Bless them and their familes.

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    Rest in Peace ...............
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    May the fallen rest in peace.
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    Rest in Peace, Brothers. My condolences to thew families and the Philadelphia Fire Department........

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    your brothers in local 655 Bradford City FireFighters Bradford PA send our deepest regards. If there is anything you need we would like to assist in any way we could.

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    Rest in Peace. My heartfelt sympathy and prayers go out to the families and the firehouse families of the fallen.
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    Some of our brothers have just returned from Boston, MA and listened to the names of our brothers and sisters who died in the line of duty over the past two years. Now we must come home and hear the tragic death of our two brothers from Philly.

    May god bless them and their families.

    Note the Engine 28 was slated for closing by Philly Mayor Street, see: http://www.savepfd.com for details.

    PFD keep fighting.

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    RIP my fellow brothers......

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    Default Our Brother's..May You Rest in Peace.

    On behave of the Membership from the Champion Township Fire/EMS Department in Warren, Ohio, we bow our heads in sorrow and shed a tear in their lost. Our hearts and prays go to the members of the Philadelphia Fire Department and to the families of our brothers lost at this tragic fire.

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    With deepest regret and sympathy
    United Kingdom branch, IACOJ.

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    Our deepest sympathy to the familes and fellow brothers of the Philidelphia F.D. May the strength of memories and their spirts help you all through this tough time.

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    Default Thoughts and Prayers

    On behalf of our department, our thoughts and prayer go out to the families and the PFD on the lost of your brother. It is with a tear in our eye and a heaviness in our hearts we will remember those who gave the ULTIMATE sacrifice to help a friend or nieghbor.

    Rest in peace and protect those who have gone before us in the BIG firehouse in the sky.

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    on behalf of the Hi-Nella Fire Company, I send my condolences to the families and the Phildelphia Fire Department. These two Brave brothers, along with Lt. Harvey from eariler this year, made the ultimate sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia. There sacrifice will not be forgotten.

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    On behalf of Nutley, NJ FMBA 44 we send our heart-felt sorrow for the loss of our BROTHERS. May they rest in peace and May GOD Bless you all.

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    Default So long brothers

    RIP....Brothers. Our deepest sympathy to the familes and members of the PFD.

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    On behalf of the brothers and sisters from Local 3296, Winter Springs (FL) FD, I would like to offer our sincerest condolensces to our fallen brothers. May they rest in eternal peace. Our prayers also go out to the families who must now face this tragedy.

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