Fire Law Roundup for April 8, 2024

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for April 8, 2024, Brad and Curt discuss  criminal charges brought against a Kansas City MO firefighter who urinated of a colleague’s personal property; a fire chief in Alaska seeking overtime compensation; a Bridgeport CT firefighter charged with taking drugs from a suspected overdose scene; an appellate ruling upholding a civil service decision to remove a firefighter from a promotional eligibility list; and a lawsuit filed by a Florida firefighter who was terminated after suffering a cardiac related event.

KCMO Firefighter Charged in YCMTSU Case

Alaska Fire Chief Seeks FLSA Overtime

Bridgeport Firefighter Accused of Taking Drugs at Incident Scene

NJ Court Upholds Removal of Firefighter From Promotional List

Terminated Florida Firefighter Alleges Disability Discrimination

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 45 years of fire service experience and 35 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, 4th ed. 2022) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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