Termination due to Facebook isn't over!

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 

HOWARD COUNTY, MD


Howard County Department of Fire Rescue Battalion Chief, Kevin Buker, has filed a lawsuit after being fired over Facebook posts. Read the details at: http://columbia.patch.com/groups/politics-and-elections/p/county-fire-battalion-chief-dismissed-for-facebook-post

   


 

Former Chapel Hill Fire Chief arrested

Monday, November 4, 2013 

NASHVILLE, TN


Chapel Hill Fire Department's former fire chief, Kenneth Runk, has been arrested for theft of approximately $3,100. Read more at: http://columbiadailyherald.com/sections/news/local-news/former-fire-chief-arrested.html

   


 

Firefighter was praised and now is arrested

Monday, November 4, 2013 

LYNN, MA


In April, he was one of the early first responders at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings and aided in the life-saving measures of many, including a child. This past Friday however, firefighter Matthew Peterson was arrested for assault and battery following an arguement with his girlfriend.

Continue reading at: http://www.itemlive.com/news/marathon-first-responder-patterson-charged-with-domestic-assault/article_846c7c38-4355-11e3-95be-001a4bcf887a.html

   


 

Firefighter arrested after an assault

Monday, November 4, 2013 

NEWPORT NEWS, VA
Brian Glen Williams, a firefighter with York County Department of Fire and Life Safety, is now on leave after being arrested for an alleged assault incident with two 19 year olds.   Read more at: http://www.dailypress.com/news/crime/dp-nws-york-firefighter-fight-20131101,0,4262247.story

   


 

Fire Captain arrested for DWI

Friday, November 1, 2013 

LAREDO, TX


Fire Captain David Gonzalez, Laredo Fire Department was arrested for DWI and  alledgedly had 3x the legal limit of BAC.

Read more at: http://www.lmtonline.com/articles/2013/10/31/front/news/doc5273103831855583273103.txt

   


 

Ex-firefighter pleads guilty to 68 counts of arson

Friday, November 1, 2013 

ACCOMAC, VA


FOLLOW-UP:  In April we shared information about the arrest of Charles Smith III and his fiancee Tonya Bundick for a string of arson fires. Smith has reportedly plead guilty to 68 counts of arson and will be sentenced in December.

Continue reading at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/ex-firefighter-pleads-guilty-to-long-string-of-arsons-in-virginia-fiancee-also-faces-charges/2013/10/31/b8540ea8-4242-11e3-b028-de922d7a3f47_story.html

   


 

Deputy Fire Chief resigns, unhappy with management

Friday, November 1, 2013 

STURBRIDGE, MA


The temporary Deputy Chief of Sturbridge Fire Department has resigned from his position effective immediately. Read about his explicit departure at: http://www.telegram.com/article/20131029/NEWS/310299647/1116

   


 

Alorton Fire Chief sentenced

Friday, November 1, 2013 

ST LOUIS, IL


UPDATE: Previously we shared an article with you about Fire Chief Carlos Darough being found with a felony amount of marijuana.  Not his first encounter with authorities, however this trip will result in a 24 month stay at federal prison.

Read the full story at: http://www.bnd.com/2013/10/31/2878462/alorton-fire-chief-gets-two-year.html

   


 

Camden County NJ Fire Police caught it quick!

Friday, November 1, 2013 

CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ


Deputy Chief Jhn Murrow, of the Camco Fire Police was charged with theft of $500 gasoline for personal use. The investigation continues to find the extent of theft.

Read more at: http://gloucestertownship.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/camco-fire-police-deputy-chief-charged-with-theft

   


 

Firefighters of 378 years honored in Shippensburg

Thursday, October 31, 2013 

SHIPPENSBURG, PA


Having a combined 378 years of service, the Shippensburg Area Firefighters Advisory Board recognized seven of their own at a recent meeting. All three departments in town were there to support and thank these dedicated men.

See the full story at: http://cumberlink.com/news/local/communities/shippensburg/seven-shippensburg-firefighters-honored-at-ceremony/article_1037a24e-41ab-11e3-9d44-001a4bcf887a.html

   


 
 
 

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