Miami-Dade Investigating Hidden Camera in Firehouse Bathroom

A hidden camera discovered in a bathroom inside a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue station bathroom last weekend has prompted a criminal investigation by the Miami-Dade Police Department and an internal investigation by MDFR. The incident reportedly occurred at Station 69 in located in Doral.

NBC6 is citing sources saying the camera was aimed at a shower. It is not clear if investigators have zeroed in on a suspect. MDFR issued a statement saying:

  • We are aware of an incident that occurred over the weekend at MDFR Station 69. Immediate action was taken, and Miami-Dade Police were requested to investigate.
  • We are committed to the safety and well-being of our employees, and we will do everything in our power to ensure transparency throughout this process.

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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