The Five Craziest Fire Law Stories of 2022

Happy New Year to everyone out there! May 2023 be the year that ends Covid, the war in Ukraine, and all the seemingly unsolvable challenges we faced in 2022, individually and collectively.

Here is my listing of the TOP FIVE CRAZIEST fire law stories from 2022. In our Fire Law Roundup for January 2, 2023, Brad and I will be covering our respective top five stories, with Brad covering his Five Most Interesting Stories of 2022, and I will be adding in my Five Most Important Stories.

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Here are my Top 5 Craziest Fire law Headlines for 2022:

Santa Sues Oregon Fire Department for $500k. SERIOUSLY!

Utah Fire Department Accused of Destroying House

San Jose Investigating Scantily Clad Woman on Engine In Front of Strip Club

Protester Claims San Francisco Firefighters Injected Her With Sedative

Nevada Firefighter and Colleagues Among Those Sued For Spouse’s Overdose Death

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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