Fire Law Roundup for September 19, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for September 19, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss the case of a volunteer firefighter in Virginia charged with burning his own vehicle; a Kentucky fire chief charged with stealing from his department; a lawsuit filed by the former fire chief in Sacramento seeking $10 million for wrongful termination; a lawsuit by per diem firefighters in Rhode Island seeking compensation for the hours they volunteered; and a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by a Philadelphia firefighter who claims he was harassed and retaliated against after he suffered a heart attack.

Virginia Volunteer Firefighter Charged with Arson

Kentucky Chief Indicted for Stealing from VFD

Former Sacramento Fire Chief Seeks $10 Million for Wrongful Termination

RI Per Diem Firefighters Want Compensation for Volunteer Hours

Philadelphia Firefighter Claims His Officer Harassed Him After He Suffered a Heart Attack

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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