Pittsburgh Firefighters

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New Firefighters Start Training At Fire Academy

Pittsburgh firefighters go through a 32-week intensive course at the Fire Academy, before they ever answer a call.


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Pittsburgh Firefighters Provide Coats To Children In Need

More 1,000 children will get new coats this winter, thanks to Pittsburgh firefighters.


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“Ellen Show” Features Local Firefighter Battling ALS

Firefighters from the North Side were on the Ellen show Friday.


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Firefighters Do Ice Bucket Challenge For Coworker Battling ALS

The challenge is sweeping the nation, but the ice buckets hit close to home for a group of Pittsburgh firefighters.


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Officials Warn Public About Outdoor Activity Dangers

With summer comes a lot of outdoor activities from grilling, to setting off fireworks, to sitting by a campfire. But, all the fun activities can present some pretty serious danger, too.


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Wagner Picks Up Big Endorsements In Mayor’s Race

They protect city residents and those who work in the city 24/7 — Pittsburgh’s police and firefighters — and Wednesday morning their unions announced a candidate for mayor.


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Pittsburgh Firefighters File Lawsuit Against City

Firefighters have filed a collective lawsuit against the City of Pittsburgh. Lawyers said some are working 90-hour weeks and are not being paid appropriately.


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Pittsburgh Firefighters Engine House No. 8 Summertime Walleye Recipe

Firefighters from Engine House No. 8 in Pittsburgh stopped by PTL on Tuesday to show off their recipe for Summertime Walleye!


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City Police, Firefighters, Paramedics Undergo Water Rescue Training

The chilling scenes of the Washington Boulevard flood last August remain vivid in the memory of city officials — as does the resolve that flood waters should never take another life.


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City Police, Firefighters At Odds Over Parking Spaces

It’s the City of Pittsburgh versus the City of Pittsburgh – that is what the court papers will read after what is being described as a bizarre incident at City Hall. The incident started in the parking spaces alongside City Hall where local officials park their vehicles, including the mayor and City Council members.


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Volunteers Offer Help To Tornado Victims

There was overwhelming support Saturday for the victims of Wednesday’s tornado in Westmoreland County.


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Group Claims New Evidence In Bricelyn Street Fire

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – February will mark the 16th anniversary of a tragedy that has long sat heavy on the hearts of Pittsburgh. The fatal Bricelyn Street fire claimed the lives of three Pittsburgh firefighters. Greg […]



Union Calls For Firehouse Inspection

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) The union for Pittsburgh’s firefighters is calling for an inspection of a firehouse on the city’s South Side amid health concerns. According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, firefighters are concerned […]