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Texas Firefighter Charged In Connection With Death of Colleague

A Texas firefighter has been charged with murder following the death of another member of his department at a campground in Pueblo County, Colorado. Evan Gaw, a firefighter/EMT with Odessa Fire Rescue, has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of Michael Mack Wednesday evening.

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Judge Dismisses Suit Over Kentucky Firefighter Who Shot Prisoner

A lawsuit that accused a Kentucky firefighter of wrongfully shooting and killing a prisoner while the man was struggling for control of a police officer’s weapon, has been dismissed. Ali Sawaf, the father of Mark S. Sawaf, filed suit last year claiming that Lexington Fire Captain Brad Dobrzynski was wrong for shooting his son on August 11, 2016

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Pennsylvania Fire Law: Criminal Edition

Two criminal cases from Pennsylvania are in the fire law news today. Both involve 21-year-old volunteer firefighters. In Redstone Township, fire captain George A. Matis stands charged with criminal homicide in the shooting death of junior firefighter Parker Hess in the fire station.

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