NM fire chief bans controversial 'FMB' helmet stickers

The initials, which appear in the traditional firefighting symbol, the Maltese Cross, appear to have a "dual meaning," the chief said


By Dan McKay
The Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Fire Chief James Breen ordered Albuquerque firefighters on Tuesday to remove stickers from their helmets containing the mysterious initials "FMB."

The initials, which appear in the traditional firefighting symbol, the Maltese Cross, appear to have a "dual meaning," Breen told reporters.

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