Firefighter helmet sticker stirs controversy in NM

Firefighters claim the sticker represents brotherhood and solidarity, but critics think it's an attack on the local mayor

Editor's note: Since this story, Fire Chief James Breen has ordered firefighters to remove the stickers. Check out the details here.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A helmet sticker that firefighters say is a symbol of brotherhood is causing controversy in a New Mexico city.

Firefighters say the letters "FMB" on the sticker stand for "Forever My Brothers," but critics suspect the stickers have a derogatory meaning towards Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry, according to KRQE.

The local union says firefighters are upset after receiving pay cuts when they had been promised raises.

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