Jury Clears PA Fire Company in Sexual Assault of Junior

A jury has found that a Pennsylvania volunteer fire company is not liable to a former junior firefighter for sexual assaults that allegedly occurred between 2004 and 2007. The federal court jury also found that Old Forge Borough and two former police officers were not liable to the 23-year old victim identified only as Jane Doe.

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We’re Not Animal House

A secret recording of a meeting at the quarters of Engine 40 and Ladder 35 in New York City has been released, and the lawyer for an African American firefighter suing the city over a hazing incident says it “shocks ...

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LAFD Facing Yet Another Discrimination Lawsuit

The Los Angeles City Fire Department is again facing another employment discrimination lawsuit, this time by a group of fire prevention inspectors who claim they have been harassed and discriminated against. The suit was filed yesterday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

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NJ Fire Inspector Awarded $1 Million

A New Jersey fire inspector who claims he was harassed because he cited various businesses with close ties to the mayor for fire code violations, has been awarded over $1 million by a Superior Court jury. The city of Elizabeth ...

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YCMTSU Accident Case Settled in California for $4 Million

A lawsuit arising out of a bizarre incident where a brush truck ran over a man lying on a fire station ramp in San Bernardino County, has been settled for $4 million. According to court documents, the incident occurred on December 9, 2013, when Brandon Coles discovered Seandor Flis, “in his vehicle unconscious.”

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Virginia Firefighter Charged With Rioting

A Henrico County firefighter has been charged with taking part in an organized riot in DC on inauguration day. Rosa Roncales is accused of being a part of an anarchist group that smashed windows and set fires in an attempt to disrupt the inauguration of President Trump on January 20, 2017.

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