Tag Archives: Loretta Pickard

Polk County Snapchat Update

The Polk County fire captain at the center of controversy involving the Snapchat video from the scene of a fatal fire, has resigned. Captain James Williams was facing a new investigation about additional photos and videos he posted from emergency incidents, and for lying to investigators.

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Snapschat From Fatal Fire Scene Prompts Media Request

A Polk County, Florida fire captain is facing tough questions about his actions at the scene of a fatal house fire last November. Loretta Pickard died in the fire on November 23, 2018. Polk County Fire Rescue Captain James Williams was suspended for sending a Snapchat video from the scene.

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