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Boston Firefighter Fired Over Online Posts

The Boston firefighter who posted a cartoon image of a muscular Black man carrying the severed head of a white man, has been terminated. Octavius Rowe, a 15 year veteran, was fired on April 30, 2018 following an investigation that began last October

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Boston Firefighter Suspended Over Social Media Posts

A veteran Boston firefighter has been suspended over a social media post that depicted a man carrying a decapitated head. Octavius Rowe, a 15 year veteran member of the Boston Fire Department, was placed on paid administrative leave on October 2, 2017.

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Boston District Chief Sentenced to Probation

Boston District Chief Edward Scigliano IV, 46, who was convicted earlier this month of stealing $46,000 from the city was today sentenced to three years of probation, 750 hours of community service, and ordered to pay restitution to the city within two years.

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Details Emerge In Boston Fraud Case

Additional details are emerging on the criminal charges facing Boston District Fire Chief Edward A. Scigliano IV, who was arraigned yesterday on charges of larceny and procurement fraud.

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Boston Chief Resigns

Boston Fire Chief Steve E. Abraira who last week threatened to sue 13 of his deputy chiefs, has opted to resign. Chief Abraira tendered his resignation today effective Friday, June 7, 2013. Last Friday the chief’s threat to sue was ...

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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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