MEDIA ADVISORY: Fire Dept. Honors African-American Firefighters | Philadelphia Fire Department


WHAT: An event commemorating the history of Philadelphia’s African-American firefighters

WHO: Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel

Members of the Philadelphia Fire Department

WHEN: TOMORROW – Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Fireman’s Hall Museum

147 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia

To celebrate Black History Month, the Philadelphia Fire Department hosts a multimedia presentation tracing the history of African-American firefighters in the city. The program features live music and will be narrated by Firefighter Brian Anderson, the museum’s curator. The public is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served.


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