Polk County Snapchat Update

The Polk County fire captain at the center of controversy involving the Snapchat video from the scene of a fatal fire, has resigned.

Captain James Williams was facing a new investigation about additional photos and videos he posted from emergency incidents, and for lying to investigators.

 

Dave Statter has alot more on this one.

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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