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$5 Million Settlement in Stamford Fire

A fatal fire that claimed the lives of five people in Stamford, Connecticut on Christmas morning, 2011 is in the news with word that one of the defendants who was sued for wrongful death has agreed to settle by paying $5 million.

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Honolulu Captain Claims Whistleblower Violation

A veteran fire captain on the Honolulu Fire Department has filed suit against Fire Chief Kenneth Silva and the department alleging he was retaliated against for raising concerns about a fatal fire. Captain George Kaopuiki filed suit  last week in ...

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DeKalb Fatal Fire Report Released

The DeKalb County Fire Rescue released the report on why the initial crews dispatched to a reported house fire just after 1:00am on January 24, 2010, failed to find the fire, and returned in service. Crews were sent again to ...

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