Tag Archives: Sacramento Fire Department

Fire Law Roundup for December 12, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for December 12, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a race discrimination lawsuit filed by a Sacramento firefighter claiming he was harassed by supervisors and colleagues, a claim against the city of Baltimore by ...

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Sacramento Firefighter Alleges Race Discrimination

A Sacramento firefighter is claiming that supervisors and colleagues discriminated against him on account of his race. Waris Gildersleeve filed suit against the city and two captains in US District Court for the Eastern District of California alleging race discrimination under federal and state law.

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Fire Law Roundup for September 19, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for September 19, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss the case of a volunteer firefighter in Virginia charged with burning his own vehicle; a Kentucky fire chief charged with stealing from his department; a ...

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Former Sacramento Fire Chief Seeks $10 Million for Wrongful Termination

The former fire chief in Sacramento is claiming that his termination earlier this year was the result of retaliation by the city’s mayor. Gary Loesch seeks $10 million because Mayor Howard Chan wrongfully terminated him on May 26, 2022, and intentionally exposed him to COVID in retaliation for having challenged earlier discipline.

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Fire Law Roundup for May 30, 2022

In this week’s episode Brad and Curt discuss a termination case out of Sacramento; a civil suit by a terminated San Francisco FF; the settlement of a suit by a former Cleveland BC; an AFFF suit by San Diego against foam manufacturers; and the sentencing of a union treasurer for stealing over $200k.

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Fired Sacramento Fire Chief Vows Litigation

Fire Chief Gary Loesch who was unceremoniously fired last week by the City of Sacramento, is speaking publicly about his treatment by city officials. The official reason given by city officials for his termination was incompatibility with his management style.

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Heart Attack Victim Sues Fire Department Over Refusal to Transport

A California man who called 911 because he was having a heart attack has filed suit against the Sacramento Fire Department claiming personnel not only refused to transport him, but ridiculed him for “acting like a child.” Anwar Theekri filed suit in Sacramento County Superior Court naming the City of Sacramento and the Sacramento Fire Department.

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Sacramento Firefighter Accused of Inappropriate Contact With Patient

A Sacramento firefighter has been charged with misdemeanor sexual battery stemming from an April 1, 2017 EMS incident. Jared Evans was arrested earlier this week following a police investigation that began in mid-April after a fire department paramedic intern accused him of inappropriately touching a female seizure patient.

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