Tag Archives: Joseph Cassano

Fire Law Headlines and a Familiar Name

Some folks just can’t seem to keep themselves out of the headlines. For instance, take FDNY’s Joseph Cassano, who was suspended yesterday after he was cited for trespassing on the Jersey Shore. Cassano, the son of former Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano, has been in the Fire Law Blog news at least six times prior to today.

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FDNY Firefighter Seeks Reinstatement

An FDNY firefighter who resigned in 2013 after failing a random drug test is suing to get his job back, and he is citing the city’s reinstatement of a fire commissioner’s son as precedence. Glen Merkitch filed suit yesterday in Brooklyn requesting that the Kings County Supreme Court order his reinstatement. The complaint references the reinstatement of Joseph Cassano to the EMS division earlier this year

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FDNY EMT’s Tweets A Career Ender

  The son of FDNY Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano has become the fire service‘s latest cyber-casualty courtesy of his propensity to tweet racist, sexist, and in general stupid comments. FDNY EMT Joseph Cassano, 23, resigned today following news reports that ...

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