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County Settles False Arrest Suit By Firefighters

A scuffle between firefighters and county sheriffs at a vehicle accident scene in South Carolina has resulted in a monetary settlement in favor of the firefighters. The incident occurred in Chester County on February 14, 2014 at the scene of a jackknifed tractor-trailer.

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Maryland Male-on-Male Harassment Suit Settled

An $8 million lawsuit filed in 2013 by a paramedic firefighter who claims co-workers harassed him over his effeminate demeanor has reportedly been settled. Zackary C. Tyndall sued the Berlin Fire Company and four supervisors alleging they engaged in a pattern and practice of harassment based upon their perception that he is homosexual. Tyndall claims he was regularly called “queer”, “faggot”, and “cocksucker” by coworkers.

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