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FDNY Prevails in Elevator Rescue Suit Based On Special Duty Rule

The New York Supreme Court Appellate Division has upheld the dismissal of the City of New York and the FDNY from a lawsuit filed by a person injured during an elevator emergency in 2014. Daniel Ortiz filed suit claiming he injured his knee when a stalled elevator he was in dropped several feet during rescue efforts

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Gift Leads to Chief’s Termination

A chief officer in Florida has been terminated following allegations that he accepted $100 from a grateful citizen, and did not report it until confronted. Deputy Chief Guy Wine of the Cocoa Beach Fire Department was fired yesterday. He was ...

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