More Fallout from DC Fire

“Each shift has had outrageous conduct committed by employees that is not addressed immediately…That conduct has become a nightmare for the Command staff…”

 

With those words newly hired Assistant Chief Eugene Jones highlights the challenges facing the beleaguered DC Fire and EMS Department, still reeling from the latest scandal involving the failure of crews to walk across the street to help a dying man.

 

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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