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Fine Against Washington Fire Department For Understaffing Upheld

An OSHA fine against a Washington state fire department for understaffing has been upheld by the state’s Department of Labor and Industries. The Camas-Washougal Fire Department was cited for violating OSHA’s two-in two-out requirement at a house fire last March. The first arriving engine was staffed with two firefighters.

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Buffalo LODD Suits Settle for $4.1 Million

It appears that a settlement has been reached in two separate lawsuits arising out of the LODDs of two Buffalo firefighters in 2009. Lt. Charles W. “Chip” McCarthy, 45, and FF Jonathan S. Croom, 34, were killed on August 24, ...

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