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Buffalo LODD Widow Sues Fire Department for Husband’s Death

In what seems to have become standard practice following a line of duty death, the widow of Buffalo Fire Lt. Charles McCarthy has filed suit against the city of Buffalo and Fire Commissioner Mike Lombardo, alleging negligence in connection with his August 24, 2009 death. FF Jonathan Croom was also killed in the fire. 

The suit alleges the department did not enforce the two-in two out requirement, and tolerated accountability lapses. Suit was also filed against the building owners.

Here is a video with additional details.

 

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