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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Volunteer Arson Again Again…

A third volunteer firefighter has been charged with arson in Cleburne County, Alabama, following the arrests of two firefighters for arson earlier this month. Adrian Campbell, 19, was arrested on January 21, 2011 for setting a fire vacant home on ...

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SC Volunteer Firefighters Accused in Theft Ring

Two volunteer firefighters from the Ridgeville Volunteer Fire Department, in Dorchester County, South Carolina, have been arrested in Orangeburg County in connection with the theft of nearly $40,000 worth of copper wire. Firefighters Jeffrey McQueen Riley, Jr., 21, and Johnathon ...

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Orlando Cheating Scandal Alleged

Another cheating scandal has hit the Orlando Fire Department. The new scandal is over the lieutenant’s exam. Allegedly someone sent a text message informing certain members that part of a tactical examination scenario would involve a duplex residence. Union president ...

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Another Bad January for DeKalb County Fire

January 2010 was a very difficult month for Dekalb County Fire Rescue, and it appears that January 2011 is shaping up to bring problems of a different sort. Recall on January 24, 2010,a fire at 1687 Houghton Court North in ...

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Houston Sexual Harassment Case Update

There has been a new development in the sexual harassment case involving Houston firefighter Jane Draycott that has been in and out of court and the media for the past few years. The EEOC has issued a finding of reasonable ...

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Who’s Job Is It To Remove Bodies?

There's an interesting controversy brewing in Detroit where the family of a man who died Saturday evening, is upset because EMTs didn't remove his body. James Rogers, 75, died of natural causes. Police were notified but did not respond for ...

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