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Monthly Archives: September 2011

More Fallout Over Prank In Macon-Bibb County, GA

An additional disciplinary action has been announced by the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department following the YouTube video shooting prank that occurred on September 18, 2011. Yesterday, Fire Chief Marvin Riggins increased the punishment for Fire Captain Stephanie Burke from a ...

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Kentucky Court Denies TRO to Keep Fire Company Open

Another court has refused to block a fire company closing that a community claims is necessary in order to address its financial difficulties. On Tuesday, Kenton Circuit Court Judge Gregory Bartlett refused to grant a temporary restraining order against the ...

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More Litigation in Johnson City, NY

The president of the Johnson City Firefighter’s Local 921 has filed suit against the village over his demotion last May. Marty Meaney was demoted from captain to firefighter allegedly because he made false statements to a police detective. The detective ...

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Boston Local Sues Over 7 EMT Related Resignations

Boston Firefighters, IAFF Local 718 filed suit against the city today following the forced resignation of seven probationary firefighters who failed to obtain then EMT license within their first year of service. The local alleges the EMT requirement has been ...

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Los Angeles Fire Truck Stars in Porn Film

Los Angeles Fire Department officials are investigating how one of their fire trucks found its way into a porn movie. View more videos at: http://nbclosangeles.com. The department has launched an investigation into the matter. More on the story.

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FDNY Captain Sues For Injuries

An FDNY captain has filed suit against the city alleging negligence following an in station accident involving the decon unit. Captain Frank Sorito was injured on December 10, 2010 when the Decon Shower Unit housed at Engine 160 suddenly moved ...

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How Long is Too Long: Civil Suit in Ohio

An Ohio widow is suing the City of Northwood claiming the fire department took too long to respond to her 911 call for EMS assistance for her husband. On March 3, 2011, Ellen Mix called 911 three times over a ...

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Oklahoma Fire Chief Arrested in New Mexico

The missing fire chief from the Terlton Volunteer Fire Department in Pawnee County, Oklahoma has been arrested in New Mexico. Chief Charles Badgwell is wanted in connection with the embezzlement of fire company funds. Chief Badgwell was arrested last Friday ...

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Fire Service Court Radio

Here is the latest edition of the Fire Service Court web radio show. Listen to internet radio with fireengineeringtalkradio on Blog Talk Radio

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