Virginia State Police Investigating Volunteer Firefighters For Rape

Virginia State Police are investigating an alleged gang-rape involving firefighters of the Strasburg Volunteer Fire Department last April. The allegations involved a 17-year old female who was reportedly “highly intoxicated” and involved with five men ages 20 to 36. It is reported that videos of the encounter were shared on the internet.

Dave Statter has more on this developing story.

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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