Firefighter charged with sexual abuse of minor

Sunday, March 16, 2014 

CHILTON COUNTY, AL


Fairview Volunteer Fire Dept Firefighter Clint Burnett has been charged with several sexual abuse charges of a child under 12 years. The incidents stemming back from 2011, may have taken place at the fire station. Read more at: http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2014/03/chilton_county_volunteer_firef.html

   


 

Fire company Treasurer pleads guilty to $250K theft

Friday, March 14, 2014 

NORRISTOWN, PA


After serving his community for 20+years, former Uper Gwynedd Township Treasurer Ronald Nolan has been charged and plead guilty in theft of $250,000 to pay for personal expenses. Read more at: http://www.thecourierexpress.com/news/state/article_6849c328-21be-59a7-871c-ed2526402906.html

   


 

Off-duty firefighter struck pedestrian & now baby is on life support

Monday, March 10, 2014 

NEW YORK, NY


After allegedly consuming two beers and getting behind the wheel, off-duty FDNY firefighter Sean Farrell, struck a pregnant pedestrian. An emergency C-section was performed and now her two month premature baby is fighting for her life. Read more at: http://gothamist.com/2014/03/08/premature_baby_on_life_support_afte.php#rpctoken=2116128836&forcesecure=1

   


 

Lieutenant arrested over prescription drugs

Monday, March 10, 2014 

WASHINGTON DC


DC FEMS Lieutenant Henry Dent was arrested after he was found to be in possession of drugs, forged prescriptions, and trying to fill more scripts at the local pharmacy. Read more at:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/crime/dc-firefighter-charged-in-prescription-drug-case/2014/03/08/722ad950-a6f3-11e3-9cff-b1406de784f0_story.html

   


 

Fire Chief ordered to return incentive pay

Friday, March 7, 2014 

LEXINGTON, KY
Southeast Bullitt Fire Chief Julius Hatfield received incentive pay for training that he wasn't even in attendance for, a practice that apparently had become common. The KY Fire Commission was made aware and have now ordered the Chief to return the pay. Read more at: http://www.firechief.com/2014/03/06/commission-orders-ky-fire-chief-repay-training-pay-pension/

   


 

24 firefighters fired!

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 

LEONIA, NJ
A new ordinance passed by Leonia council members has led to 24 of their firefighters being left go. Firefighters will now be required to pass a physical and background check. Unfortunately there were 24 that didn't meet the requirements so far. Read more at: http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/new_jersey&id=9453339

   


 

Ski for a good cause

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 

BRIDGTON, ME


Most times firefighters respond to the ski slope to transport an injured person. This time they responded to the call in fighting breast cancer.  The event, Mary's Firemen for a Cure, is in it's 11th year after the passing of volunteer firefighter Wayne Allen's wife Mary. Read more at: http://www.firerescue1.com/community/articles/1751758-Maine-firefighters-ski-to-help-fight-breast-cancer/?source=newsletter&nlid=1688474&section_name=topStories

   


 

FD Selling beer out of soda machine

Friday, February 28, 2014 

MANVILLE, NJ


According to Manville Volunteer Fire Co's former president, Jason Zangara, the organization was selling beer out of it's soda vending machines.  The company removed him from office after his voiced concerns with this activity, and he has even stated he observed a firefighter in uniform taking part in the consumption. Read more at: http://www.mycentraljersey.com/article/20140224/NJNEWS20/302240047/Manville-fire-company-illegally-sold-beer-ousted-president-says?gcheck=1&nclick_check=1

   


 

Firefighter charged in domestic assault

Friday, February 28, 2014 

LAKE OSWEGO, OR


Lake Oswego firefighter Troy Waddell is now facing assault charges after a domestic dispute with his wife. Read more at:  http://www.oregonlive.com/sherwood/index.ssf/2014/02/lake_oswego_firefighter_arrest.html

   


 

Firefighter charged with DUI

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 

LOWELL, MA


Tewksbury firefighter Marc Bourdon has plead not-guilty to DUI charges despite all visual symptoms of being intoxicated during a traffic stop. Bourdon also refused to take field sobriety testing. Read more at: http://www.lowellsun.com/breakingnews/ci_25232194/tewksbury-firefighter-arrested-driving-drunk-off-duty

   


 
 
 

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