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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Edison Firefighters Sue To Block Staffing Cuts

Firefighters in Edison Township, NJ have filed suit against the township alleging that staffing cuts are endangering citizens. The suit, which was filed in Superior Court in New Brunswick on Friday, October 29, 2010, alleges that the cuts constitute an abuse ...

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Facebook Claims Three More Firefighters

Three Florida firefighters were disciplined for taking an ambulance to a house party last May, according to a report issued last week. They were caught after photos from the party appeared on another firefighter’s Facebook page. Three Spring Hill Fire ...

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GA Video Sparks Outrage and Firefighter Suspension

Unless you have been on a deserted island ….. one without internet access …. you have probably been following the media spectacle surrounding the Spalding County firefighter who took a video of a fatally injured young woman at an accident scene ...

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DC Fire Sued for Race Discrimination

Last Friday, October 15, 2010, 31 DC firefighters filed suit against the department leadership alleging racism and discrimination. The lawsuit claims that black firefighters have been disciplined, treated unfairly, denied promotions, and subjected to a hostile work environment based on race. ...

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Dash Cams and Firefighter Liability

Change comes hard to the fire service. We all know the worn out saying about 200 years of tradition unimpeded by progress. So it is understandable that firefighters in Orange County, Florida sought to block attempts by the fire department ...

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