Peeping 'Firefighter Tim' arrested

Friday, December 6, 2013 

CURRITUCK COUNTY, NC


Firefighter Timothy Ladd, Jr of Lower Currituck Volunteer Fire Department has been arrested after he allegedly hid a secret video camera in the women's bunkroom. The fire station wasn't the only place he apparently hid a camera though... read more at: http://www.witn.com/home/headlines/Firefighter-Charged-After-Hidden-Camera-Found-Inside-Womens-Bunk-Room-234587531.html?ref=531

   


 

Assistant Chief embezzled $2500 from department

Friday, December 6, 2013 

BOONE COUNTY, WV


The Assistant Chief of Madison Volunteer Fire Department, Larry Nunnery, has been arrested for embezzling $2,500 from his department. Read about  Read more at: http://www.wsaz.com/news/headlines/Asst-Fire-Chief-Charged-with-Embezzlement-234605191.html

   


 

West Palm Beach Battalion Chief arrested after inspections

Friday, December 6, 2013 

WEST PALM BEACH, FL


A West Palm Beach Battalion Chief has been arrested after asking businesses for checks made payable to him for the inspection services he performed. Read more about Derrick Daniels at: http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/region_c_palm_beach_county/west_palm_beach/derrick-daniels-former-west-palm-beach-firefighter-arrested-on-bribery-charges

   


 

Fire Chief has been indicted for felony theft

Thursday, December 5, 2013 

CUMBERLAND, KY


Cumberland Fire Department suspended their fire chief, Fess L. Eldridge, in February and has now been indicted on felony theft charges. Read about how he allegedly deposited checks for the fire department into his own personal account at: http://www.harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news/3054255/Former-fire-chief-arrested-on-indictment

   


 

West Texas paramedic sentenced in unrelated pipe bomb case

Thursday, December 5, 2013 

WEST, TX


The fate of a former West (TX) paramedic has been handed down to Bryce Reed of 21 months in prison. Shortly after the tragedy that killed 15 people on April 17, Bryce was accused of being in possession of materials to make a pipe bomb. The investigation into the cause of the explosion at the fertilizer plant is still open, however there are no charges that link Reed to that incident at this time. Read more about the accusations and charges at: http://news.yahoo.com/former-texas-paramedic-sentenced-pipe-bomb-case-201230851.html

   


 

Firefighter dismissed after traffic stop

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 

WEST ODESSA, TX


West Odessa Volunteer Fire Department's Firefighter Ricky Tipton was caught speeding and allegedly head butted the deputy as he tried to buckle him into the police cruiser. Alcohol may have been a factor. Read about this firefighter's dismissal at: http://www.newswest9.com/story/24126648/west-odessa-volunteer-firefighter-dismissed-accused-of-head-butting-a-deputy

   


 

Firefighters give thanks on Thanksgiving

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 

FORT MYERS, FL


Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District helped to deliver a Thanksgiving meal to the kids of AMIKids Southwest Florida. Read about their community support at: http://www.fort-myers-beach-observer.com/page/content.detail/id/524276/Beach-Fire-provides-AMIKids-Thanksgiving.html?nav=5051

   


 

Distinguished Service Medal awarded to firefighters

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 

PARIS, TX


City council awarded Captain James Dority, and Firefighters Keith Humphrey and Trey Unruh with the Distinguished Service Medals for their life saving efforts. Read about their save at: http://www.kxii.com/home/headlines/Paris-first-responders-honored-for-saving-life-234320631.html?ref=631

   


 

Battalion Chief suspended while investigation continues

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 

CAROL STREAM, IL


Carol Stream Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Joseph Giles's fate will be determined following a series of termination hearings. Read about what he feels is retaliation at: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20131203/news/712039948/

   


 

Fire Chief charged with felony embezzlement

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 

LUMBERTON, NC


Deep Branch Volunteer Fire Deparmtent's Fire Chief, Bruce Sampson, has been charged with felony embezzlement and larceny. Read about his alleged theft at: http://www.fayobserver.com/articles/2013/12/03/1300398?sac=fo.local

   


 
 
 

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