Injured Philly firefighter back home after blaze

    A Philadelphia firefighter is out of the hospital more than a week after a massive warehouse blaze claimed the lives of two others.

    Twenty-five-year-old Patrick Nally returned home yesterday greeted by family, friends and other firefighters offering their support as he recovers from injuries sustained when he became trapped by a falling wall on April 9.


    Two others, Lt. Robert Neary and firefighter Daniel Sweeney were killed when the wall of a furniture store collapsed as they battled the flames that spread from the vacant warehouse next door.

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    Nally visited the firehouse where he worked with Neary and Sweeney before going home, saying he misses his “brothers.”

    The Philadelphia district attorney’s office said yesterday a grand jury is investigating. The warehouse’s owner had been repeatedly cited for code violations.

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