Tag Archives: DC Fire Department

25 L’Enfant Plaza Smoke Incident Suits Dismissed

Twenty-five of over 100 suits against the District of Columbia and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority arising out of the L’Enfant Plaza smoke incident were dismissed last Thursday. The Jan. 12, 2015 incident occurred when power cables begin emitting large quantities of smoke inside a tunnel just south of L’Enfant Plaza station.

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DC Finally Settles Decades Old Overtime Suit for $45 million

A contentious overtime battle in the Nation’s Capital that goes back to the 1990s has finally been settled… this time for real!!! Last January DC agreed to settle a suit brought by firefighters over the payment of overtime for $47 million. However, it wasn’t until yesterday that the parties finally worked out all the details and signed the agreement bringing the matter to an end.

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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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Chief Rubin Now 11-0

This just in…. the judge in a controversial whistleblower lawsuit filed by two former DC fire investigators has ruled in favor of the DC Fire Department and former Fire Chief Dennis Rubin. The decision came this morning in the case ...

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The Discipline Debacle in DC

It is almost beyond belief, even for someone who lectures regularly on the subject of “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up”. A fire chief, Kenneth Ellerbe, disciplining two chief officers who serve as hearing officers – administrative fact finders – ...

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