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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Discipline in Louisville Metro EMS Making News

Louisville Metro EMS has been in the news lately with a number of disciplinary issues. Most of the cases have been drug related, leading the Department to declare a “zero tolerance” for illegal drug use. You may recall the case ...

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Colorado Firefighter’s Prank Will Be Costly

A Colorado firefighter is facing criminal charges and departmental discipline following a prank he played on a fellow firefighter. Firefighter Kevin Adler, 38, a 13 year veteran of the Greeley Fire Department, allegedly put sugar in the gas tank of ...

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Misconduct in Florida Leads to Civil Suit

A poor decision by a fire officer who missed an EMS run to watch a youth soccer match in 2009, is under scrutiny again, this time by the family of the woman who died. Sharon Villatoro’s family filed the wrongful ...

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Fire Truck Dealer Sues SC Fire Department

A local fire apparatus dealer has filed suit against the city of Beaufort, the Beaufort Fire Department and Fire Chief Sammy Negron over the proposed sale of a used tower ladder. Palmetto Fire Apparatus claims the city agreed to pay ...

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Spokane LT Not Guilty Of Assaulting Police

The long saga of a Spokane fire lieutenant who was falsely accused of two different sets of offenses by Washington State Patrol, ended yesterday with a not-guilty verdict. Lieutenant Todd Chism was arrested in 2008 after police discovered his credit ...

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