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.

Recommended for you

Join the discussion

Copyright © 2020 FireRescue1. All rights reserved.