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Airborne Car Barrels Into 2nd Floor

The accident happened around 5:25 a.m. near the intersection of French and 17th streets in Santa Ana, the Santa Ana Police Department said in a press release. The...

    Speeding Car Goes Airborne, Plows Into 2nd Floor of Building in SoCal
    A car wound up on the second floor of a dental office in Orange County, California after hitting a median on the street. The accident happened around 5:25 a.m. near the intersection of French and 17th streets in Santa Ana, the Santa Ana Police Department said in a press release.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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Police: Shooting Leaves 1 Injured Near Temple University’s Campus

Officials say the shooting took place just after 9 p.m. Saturday along North Chadwick Street near West Susquehanna Avenue in North Philadelphia.

TU Alert: Shooting reported at 1700 block of Susquehanna Avenue. Use caution. Avoid the area. Police are responding.

    Police: Shooting Leaves 1 Injured Near Temple University's Campus
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police are investigating after a shooting leaves one man injured near Temple University's campus. Officials say the shooting took place just after 9 p.m. Saturday along North Chadwick Street near West Susquehanna Avenue in North Philadelphia. Temple University tweeted just before 9:30 p.m.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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This Philly woman is teaching real estate to the housing insecure

...estate. The 10 a.m. session will be at the Church of the Advocate on Diamond Street near 18th, and at 2 p.m., she’ll offer another at her real estate office in...

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Before she became a real estate sales agent at DJCRE Property Management on Snyder Avenue near 16th Street, Wright lived in a Section 8 housing complex near Jefferson Square in Southwark. She was a single mother of four — soon to be five — children.

Monica Wright walks through her most recent purchase — a house on 48th Street near Fairmount Avenue in West Philly.

    This Philly woman is teaching real estate to the housing insecure
    Monica Wright showed her first house 27 years ago - exactly one week after her fourth daughter was born. Before she became a real estate sales agent at DJCRE Property Management on Snyder Avenue near 16th Street, Wright lived in a Section 8 housing complex near Jefferson Square in Southwark.
    https://billypenn.com

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Mourners gather for funeral for firefighter Lt. Matthew LeTourneau

LeTourneau was most recently assigned to Engine 45 in North Philadelphia. At 8:51 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, he answered his last call: to battle a blaze that engulfed a rowhouse at 2240 N. Colorado St.

...as temperatures were below freezing, firefighters were called to the rowhouse on Colorado Street, near 17th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, to battle a blaze that engulfed the two-story house in orange flames and black...

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...Philadelphia, has said that last Saturday was LeTourneau’s last day at Engine 45, on 26th Street near York. As part of a regular rotation, LeTourneau was to be transferred to Engine 44 in...

    Mourners gather for funeral for firefighter Lt. Matthew LeTourneau
    More than a thousand mourners are expected to gather at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul Friday morning to say farewell to Fire Department Lt. Matthew LeTourneau, who died after being trapped under debris and rubble while battling a blaze in North Philadelphia rowhouse blaze last Saturday.
    http://www.philly.com

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Show of unity for fallen Philly firefighter LeTourneau

LeTourneau, 42, was battling a two-alarm blaze that engulfed a North Philadelphia rowhouse at 2240 N. Colorado St. He was pronounced dead a few hours after at Temple University Hospital.

On the narrow residential block of Colorado, near 17th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, firefighters were met with black smoke and orange flames. Firefighting conditions were extremely difficult given...

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LeTourneau, an 11-year veteran of the Fire Department, was assigned to Engine 45 on 26th Street near York Street in North Philadelphia. Ed Marks, president of Local 22 of the International Association of Fire...

    Viewings begin Thursday for Fire Dept. Lt. Matthew LeTourneau
    A viewing will be held from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Fire Department Lt. Matthew LeTourneau, killed battling a North Philadelphia blaze. A second viewing will be held from 9 to 11 a.m.
    http://www.philly.com

Jan 11

Saying Goodbye to a Hero: Funeral Details for Firefighter

...Department, was one of 100 firefighters who responded to a row home fire on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday. He became trapped inside the home after a structure...

    Saying Goodbye to a Hero: Funeral Details for Firefighter
    Funeral services have been set for a Philadelphia firefighter who died in the line of duty while battling a row home fire in North Philadelphia.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jan 09

Philadelphia police honor fallen firefighter Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau with painting

LeTourneau died while battling a fire on the 2200 block of N. Colorado Street on Saturday.

    Philadelphia police honor fallen firefighter with painting
    The Philadelphia Police Department is honoring fallen firefighter Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau. Forensic artist Jonny Castro painted a tribute of Lt. LeTourneau. "Lt. LeTourneau gave his life in service to our city on 1/6/18. We will never forget his sacrifice," the Philadelphia Police Department tweeted Tuesday morning.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 08

Funeral, viewings set for fallen Philadelphia firefighter

Lt. Matthew LeTourneau died while battling a fire on the 2200 block of N. Colorado Street on Saturday.

    Funeral, viewings set for fallen Philadelphia firefighter
    Funeral arrangements have been announced for the firefighter who died in the line of the duty over the weekend in North Philadelphia. Lt. Matthew LeTourneau died while battling a fire on the 2200 block of N. Colorado Street on Saturday.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 08

Funeral Services Set for Philly Firefighter Killed in Fire

...one of 100 firefighters who responded to a two-alarm row home fire on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday. He became trapped inside the home after a structure...

Jan 08

Funeral arrangements announced for fallen Philadelphia firefighter

Lt. Matthew LeTourneau died while battling a fire on the 2200 block of N. Colorado Street on Saturday.

    Funeral arrangements announced for fallen Philly firefighter
    Funeral arrangements have been announced for the firefighter who died in the line of the duty over the weekend in North Philadelphia. Lt. Matthew LeTourneau died while battling a fire on the 2200 block of N. Colorado Street on Saturday.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 08

Pennsylvania flags to fly at half-staff in honor of fallen Philadelphia firefighter

Lt. Matthew LeTourneau died while battling a fire on the 2200 block of N. Colorado Street on Saturday.

    Pa. flags to fly at half-staff in honor of fallen Philly firefighter
    Governor Tom Wolf has ordered Pennsylvania flags to be flown at half-staff his week in honor of a fallen Philadelphia firefighter. Lt. Matthew LeTourneau died while battling a fire on the 2200 block of N. Colorado Street on Saturday. The tribute will begin at sunrise on Tuesday and will continue until Saturday, Jan.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 08

Jan 08

Investigation continues in North Philadelphia blaze that killed firefighter, civilian

Lt. Matt LeTourneau, 42, died after a collapse inside the building on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street.

    Investigation continues in deadly North Philadelphia fire
    A Philadelphia firefighter was killed battling a row home fire in North Philadelphia Saturday morning. Lt. Matt LeTourneau, 42, died after a collapse inside the building on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street. Companies had been dispatched around 8:51 a.m. and arrived on the scene three minutes later.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 07

Man Killed in Fire Described as Former HS Basketball Star

The two-alarm fire started at a home on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street at 8:51 a.m. Saturday. Around 100 firefighters, including Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau, responded. LeTourneau...

    Man Killed in Fire Described as Former HS Basketball Star
    As loved ones continue to pay their respects to the Philadelphia firefighter who died in the line of duty Saturday, new details are emerging about the resident who also died in the blaze.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jan 07

PHL Council shared Darrell L. Clarke's post.

Statement from PHL Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) on yesterday's residential fire on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street.

    COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE STATEMENT ON NORTH PHILLY FIRE TRAGEDY
    Philadelphia, Jan. 6, 2018 - Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5 th District) on Saturday issued the following statement on the residential fire on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street: "I join people across our region in mourning Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Matt LeTourneau.
    http://phlcouncil.com

Jan 07

COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE STATEMENT ON NORTH PHILLY FIRE TRAGEDY

Philadelphia, Jan. 6, 2018 – Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5th District) on Saturday issued the following statement on the residential fire on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street:

    COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE STATEMENT ON NORTH PHILLY FIRE TRAGEDY
    Philadelphia, Jan. 6, 2018 - Council President Darrell L. Clarke (5 th District) on Saturday issued the following statement on the residential fire on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street: "I join people across our region in mourning Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Matt LeTourneau.
    http://phlcouncil.com

Jan 06

Firefighter, civilian killed in North Philadelphia blaze

Lt. Matt LeTourneau, 42, died after a collapse inside the building on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street.

    Firefighter, civilian killed in North Philadelphia blaze
    A Philadelphia firefighter was killed battling a rowhome fire in North Philadelphia Saturday morning. Lt. Matt LeTourneau, 42, died after a collapse inside the building on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street. Fire crews were dispatched to the rowhome at 8:51 a.m. Saturday, and arrived to the scene three minutes later.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 06

2-alarm fire kills firefighter and civilian, injures 2 other firefighters in North Philadelphia

Lt. Matt LeTourneau, 42, died after a collapse inside the building on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street.

    2-alarm fire kills firefighter and civilian, injures 2 other firefighters in North Philadelphia
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS A Philadelphia firefighter was killed battling a rowhome fire in North Philadelphia Saturday morning. Lt. Matt LeTourneau, 42, died after a collapse inside the building on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street. Fire crews were dispatched to the rowhome at 8:51 a.m.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 06

One civilian dead, another injured and 3 firefighters hurt in North Philadelphia house fire

Crews arrived to the scene along the 2200 block of North Colorado Street around 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

    One civilian dead, another injured and 3 firefighters hurt in North Philadelphia house fire
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS One civilian is dead, another is hurt and three firefighters have been injured while battling a house fire in North Philadelphia. Crews arrived to the scene along the 2200 block of North Colorado Street around 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
    http://6abc.com

Jan 06

Firefighters hurt in North Philly rowhouse blaze, collapse

The blaze on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street, near 17th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, was reported at 8:51 a.m. and was put under control at 10:48 a.m., a Fire Department dispatcher said. It grew to two alarms.

The blaze on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street, near 17th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, was reported at 8:51 a.m. and was put under control at 10:48 a.m., a Fire Department dispatcher said. It grew to two alarms.

    Firefighter reportedly dead in North Philly rowhouse blaze, collapse
    A firefighter has reportedly died while battling a North Philadelphia rowhouse fire and another is reported injured. The blaze on the 2200 block of North Colorado Street, near 17th Street and Susquehanna Avenue, was reported at 8:51 a.m. and was put under control at 10:48 a.m., a Fire Department dispatcher said.
    http://www.philly.com

Jan 06

At Least 1 Dead In North Philly Row Home Fire

Flames broke out around 9 a.m. Saturday in the 2200 block of North Colorado Street and quickly grew to two alarms.

    At Least 1 Dead In North Philly Row Home Fire
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - At least one person is dead after fire ripped through a row home in North Philadelphia. Flames broke out around 9 a.m. Saturday in the 2200 block of North Colorado Street and quickly grew to two alarms. Authorities confirm that at least one firefighter was injured and taken to Temple Hospital in stable condition.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jan 06

Firefighter Hurt Battling North Philadelphia Blaze

The blaze erupted about 9:30 a.m. in the 2200 block of North Colorado Street, a side street off West Susquehanna Avenue near 17th Street. The fire was not yet under control at 10:15 a.m.

The blaze erupted about 9:30 a.m. in the 2200 block of North Colorado Street, a side street off West Susquehanna Avenue near 17th Street. The fire was not yet under control at 10:15 a.m.

    Firefighter Hurt Battling North Philadelphia Blaze
    A rowhouse fire in North Philadelphia nearly turned deadly when firefighters battling the flames in the midst of extremely cold weather had to evacuate.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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