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2 killed in Philadelphia, 4/9/12

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Here's a link to the story. http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Latest-News-Wires/2012/0409/Two-firefighters-killed-in-Philadelpha-fire

Two firefighters battling a massive blaze at an abandoned warehouse on Monday were killed when an adjacent furniture store they were inspecting collapsed, burying them in a pile of debris, authorities said.

It took about two hours to extract the bodies of Lt. Robert Neary, 60, and firefighter/paramedic Daniel Sweeney, 25, because of all the debris, fire

Commissioner Lloyd Ayers

said. Two other firefighters were rescued and taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.


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