Tag Archives: Richmond Fire Department

Fire Law Roundup for March 25, 2024

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for March 25, 2024, Brad and Curt discuss criminal charges brought against an Illinois firefighter for stealing drugs and breaking into a car at a firehouse; a ruling in a lawsuit brought by ...

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Terminated California Fire Chief Sues City

A California fire chief who was terminated in October following a vote of no-confidence by the firefighters’ union, has filed suit alleging ethnicity and age discrimination. Chief Angel Montoya filed suit in Contra Costa County Superior Court naming the City of Richmond as the sole named defendant.

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Virginia BC Charged With Assault

A battalion chief with the Richmond Fire Department has been accused of assaulting a firefighter. Battalion Chief Tina Watkins, formerly the department’s Public Information Officer and one of the first female firefighters in Richmond, has been charged with simple assault over an incident that occurred at Station 23.

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