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False Alarm Prank Leads to $258k Suit

The false alarm prank that cost an acting fire chief his job and led to criminal charges, has now led to a civil lawsuit. Marilyn Garcia filed suit last month against the city of Holyoke, Massachusetts and former Acting Fire ...

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Firefighter Sues Fire Chief for LODD Accident

The estate of a Virginia volunteer firefighter killed in a LODD roll-over accident has filed a wrongful death suit against the estate of the fire chief and another driver. The suit seeks $2 million in damages. Firefighter William D. Altice ...

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Louisiana Chief Sued for Accident

A fire chief in Louisiana has been sued for an accident that occurred in 2010. Fire Chief Marty Thibodeaux of the Little Caillou Volunteer Fire District was responding to a call in a department-owned SUV when he rear-ended a boat ...

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Kansas City Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Kansas City, Missouri reached a $280,000 settlement with Hope Nkani and Gift Nkani, parents of  7-year-old  boy Obarimomoya Nkani who was struck and killed by a responding city fire truck in 2009. Obarimomoya was returning home from Woodland Elementary School ...

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