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Illinois Firefighter Charged with Arson

A volunteer firefighter suspected in a series of fires has been arrested in Illinois. Blake T. Walsh, 24, the Williamsfield Fire Department was arrested yesterday in connection with a “series of arsons involving hay bales and grass fields which primarily ...

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NJ Fire Captain Charged with DWI of Ladder

A New Jersey firefighter has been charged with drunk driving a ladder truck at 2 1/2 times the legal limit following an apparatus accident that sent one firefighter to the hospital. Captain Russell Fenn IV of the Elmwood Park Fire ...

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Drone Interferes with Helicopter at Ohio Accident Scene

An Ohio man was arrested at the scene of a motor vehicle accident Saturday because a drone he was operating allegedly interfered with a Careflight helicopter. Kele Stanley, 31, of Springfield, was charged with felony obstructing official business, misdemeanor disorderly ...

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Fire Service Court – FDIC 2014

The Fire Service Court, Chip Comstock, Brad Pinsky, John Murphy and yours truly, gave a live 30 minute web chat at FDIC today covering a range of topics, from cops arresting firefighters, firefighters arresting citizens, guns in the firehouse, public ...

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Montana Chief Settles Wrongful Termination Suit for $335k

A Montana assistant fire chief who was the victim of a mysterious “reorganization” following his cooperation with a criminal investigation into the fire chief, has settled his wrongful termination suit for $335,000. Assistant Chief Brian Crandell was terminated on February ...

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Dash Cam Video of South Carolina Police Fire War

The dash-cam video depicting the altercation between two West Chester firefighters and Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood and his deputies has been released. Recall we discussed the details of the incident last month that resulted in West Chester Fire Chief ...

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12th DC Firefighter Arrested… Make that 13

Its been a tough few years for the DC Fire Department/DCFEMS. And its been tough on the DC area news stations trying to keep up with the latest breaking scandals.DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG In the Fire Department Administrative ...

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Pilfered Pennsylvania VFD Defaults on Mortgage

A Pennsylvania volunteer fire company that has been the victim of insider theft on two occasions last year is now being sued for defaulting on its mortgage. On Friday, Fairway Consumer Discount Company filed suit against the Rice Township Volunteer ...

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