Fire Law Roundup for May 30, 2022

In this week’s episode of Fire Law Roundup for May 30, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a termination case out of Sacramento; a civil suit by a terminated San Francisco firefighter claiming the city violated the California Firefighter Procedural Bill of Rights; the settlement of a lawsuit by a former Cleveland battalion chief; another AFFF lawsuit, this time by the City of San Diego against the foam manufacturers; and the sentencing of a union treasurer for stealing over $200k from the Detroit Firefighters local.

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.

Check Also

Fire Law Roundup for November 21, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for November 21, 2022, Brad ...

Colorado Firefighter Charged Following Fatal Apparatus Accident

A Colorado Springs firefighter has been charged with careless driving following the death of a woman last month. Firefighter Wesley Cosgrove was driving a brush unit when he ran over a woman who was laying on the ground in Dorchester Park.