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.

    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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