Four DC firefighters have been placed on administrative duties following allegations by a female firefighter that she had been assaulted in her sleep.
The female firefighter alleges that while she was sleeping in the quarters of Engine 1 at 2225 M Street firehouse in Northwest D.C. last Friday morning, she awoke to find someone touching her inner thigh. She reported the matter to supervisors and an investigation was initiated.
The police have initiated a criminal investigation as well. Of the four firefighters placed on administrative duties, two are officers and two are firefighters. Allegedly the officers are being investigated for not properly handling the initial complaint.