Boston Chief Resigns

Boston Fire Chief Steve E. Abraira who last week threatened to sue 13 of his deputy chiefs, has opted to resign. Chief Abraira tendered his resignation today effective Friday, June 7, 2013.

Last Friday the chief’s threat to sue was met by counter threats to counter sue by the attorney for the deputies.

 

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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