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Canadian Fire Chief Accused of Additional Sexual Exploitation Charges

An Ontario fire chief who was suspended last December when accusations of sexual misconduct with an under age boy first surfaced, is now facing 17 counts as additional victims started coming forward. Kingsville Fire Chief Robert Kissner, 60, is facing 11 counts of sexual assault, 5 of sexual exploitation and 1 of sexual interference

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Sacramento Firefighter Accused of Inappropriate Contact With Patient

A Sacramento firefighter has been charged with misdemeanor sexual battery stemming from an April 1, 2017 EMS incident. Jared Evans was arrested earlier this week following a police investigation that began in mid-April after a fire department paramedic intern accused him of inappropriately touching a female seizure patient.

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We’re Not Animal House

A secret recording of a meeting at the quarters of Engine 40 and Ladder 35 in New York City has been released, and the lawyer for an African American firefighter suing the city over a hazing incident says it “shocks ...

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FDNY Sued Over Sexual Assault Hazing

An African American FDNY probie who claims he was sexually assaulted during a hazing ritual at his new firehouse, has filed a 38 page federal lawsuit naming the city of New York, Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro, a lieutenant and three firefighters.

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RI Fire Chief Indicted for Sexual Assault

The former chief of the Chopmist Hill Fire Department has been indicted by a Providence County Grand Jury on eight counts of sexual assault and sexual misconduct. The indictment charges Timothy Homerston, 52, with four counts of second-degree sexual assault, three counts of simple assault, and one count of indecent exposure.

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Pennsylvania Fire Company Sued over Sex Assaults

A Pennsylvania fire department is facing a federal lawsuit accusing it of permitting a firefighter with a history of sexual molestation to sexual assault junior female members despite department leadership officials being aware of the problem.

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Newark Investigating Sex Assault in Fire Station

A 23 year old woman is claiming that she was sexually assaulted inside a Newark, New Jersey fire station last weekend. The unidentified woman claims she met firefighters at a concert and accompanied them back to the station on Congress Street where she was offered vodka before the assault took place.

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NJ Township Settles Sexual Harassment Suit for $30k

A New Jersey township has agreed to pay $30,000 to a female employee to settle her claims that the fire chief “smacked” her on her “rear end”. Lorie Cutts, an administrative assistant for the Medford Township Fire Department, claimed that Fire Chief Thomas Thorn smacked her on her bottom in front of 2 other firefighters.

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Pennsylvania Assistant Chief Charged With Sexual Assault of Junior Firefighter

An assistant chief in Pennsylvania has been charged with having sex with a junior firefighter in his department. Kenneth Steiner has been charged with statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, indecent assault, unlawful contact with a minor, criminal use of a communication facility, disseminating explicit sexual material to a minor, and corruption of a minor.

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Virginia EMS Provider Sued for $3.5 Million Over Sexual Assault

A Virginia EMS provider is facing a $3.5 million suit brought by a 22-year old who claims she was sexually assaulted during a transport by a paramedic who was twice investigated for similar misconduct. Regional One, Inc. is accused of negligent hiring and negligent supervision of former paramedic Keith Edward Dean, currently serving a life plus 20 year sentence for sexually assaulting the woman.

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Texas Chief and Assistant Chief Charged in Hazing Sex Assault: Shades of Shreveport

The scope of the Ellis County Emergency Services District 6 sexual assault hazing incident just widened with word that the fire chief and assistant fire chief were arrested today and charged with witness tampering. Fire Chief Gavin Satterfield, 31, and Assistant Chief Billy Getzendaner, 34, were arrested this afternoon because they reportedly instructed the victim and involved members not to discuss the incident with authorities.

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