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Indiana Firefighter Sues for Sex Discrimination

A volunteer firefighter in Indiana who was claims she was “removed” from her department has filed suit in US District Court in Indianapolis alleging gender discrimination. Elizabeth McKee accuses Fire Chief Jack Brockman and the Amity Community Volunteer Fire Department of eliminating her position in “logistics”, demanding she return her pager and keys, and terminating her from the department on account of her gender.

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2012 Precedent Nothing To Speak Of

2012 has been a relatively quiet fire law year from the perspective of major legal rulings being handed down. In fact, in my annual review for Firehouse which I submitted today, I opted to not even discuss 2012 precedent setting ...

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Georgia Firefighter Suspected in Over 20 Arson Fires

A volunteer firefighter in Lafayette, Georgia has been arrested and charged with one count of arson. However, Marvin Chase, 32, is a suspect in over 20 fires and is being referred to as a serial arsonist. According to one news report he admitted ...

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West Virginia Firefighters Charged with Arson

Four volunteer firefighters from Logan County, West Virginia have been arrested on arson charges. The three adults and one juvenile, along with two non-firefighters, were charged in connection with several fires in the Buffalo Creek area that occurred last spring. Channel ...

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