PA VFD Treasurer Accused of Stealing $250,000

The former treasurer of a volunteer fire company in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania has been accused of stealing $250,000 from the fire company over a six-year period. Ronald Kenneth Nolan of the Upper Gwynedd Township Fire Company was arrested and charged last week.

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Also in the news, another volunteer firefighter, William Joseph Stuart, of the Remington Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department in Fauquier County, Virginia, pled guilty to stealing more than $40,000 from the department.

More on the Virginia case.

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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