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Montville police charged PIO Steven Frischling with “unauthorized taking or transmission by first responders of images of crime or accident victims.”
During a brush fire, Colorado Springs Firefighter Wesley Cosgrove allegedly drove over a woman sleeping in a park
The Rialto firefighters maintained they were strictly adhering to COVID protocols in the 2021 incident
Former Vancouver Captain Gregory Weber’s attorney stated “a firefighter’s life should only be put at risk for the life of another, not mere property”
Demetrius Massey suffered burns over 11% of his body after an explosion inside the Haywood Community College training tower
A lawsuit by the family of William Jefferys claims Middletown paramedics failed to perform life-saving measures
Verdict is the latest in proceedings against the utility PacifiCorp
Nearly 20 years after court ruling, Black Chicago firefighters continue to call attention to alleged continual workplace discrimination
Suit claims victims’s rights were violated by unsafe conditions in public housing rowhome where 12 people died
The complaint states an unpermitted addition allowed fire to spread, “creating a trap” for Firefighter Jonathan Flagler
Fire Chief John Butler said the verdict sets a dangerous precedent for firefighters and paramedics
With most lawsuits stemming from within the FD, officers must learn to identify and manage conflict-seeking members most likely to turn problems into litigation
Cleveland updated its physical agility test in 2020 following the government’s findings of long-standing discrimination against women in the fire department
Central County Fire and Rescue Firefighter David Horning was fired two years before his retirement while he was pursuing a light-duty assignment
Kokomo Division Chief Glenda Myers claims male employees, who are not certified fire investigators, are regularly sent to investigate fires
Buffalo Firefighter Jason Arno’s widow targets the FD over training, equipment as well as the contractor
An internal investigation found that Kansas City Firefighter Brenda Paikowski was “more likely than not” subjected to three years of harassment in violation of city policies
Columbia River Fire & Rescue’s insurer will no longer take new claims due to whistleblower, wrongful termination and hostile workplace lawsuits
Family members of Newark firefighters Augusto Acabou and Wayne Brooks Jr. talk about lawsuits on vessel loading, firefighter training
Captain Arnoldo Sandoval filed a lawsuit over the 2021 firehouse shooting when Firefighter Jonathan Tatone killed Fire Engineer Tory Carlon and wounded Sandoval
Westchester Surplus Lines Insurance Company alleges Columbia officials were negligent in inspecting, maintaining the hydrants
City lawyers sought to remove claims about Kavanagh’s alleged affair with another FDNY official and allegations of her poor administrative decisions
Broward County Firefighter-paramedic Mikael Chaguaceda and the pilot were able to climb out of the burning chopper and onto the roof of the apartment building
Amber Ellison’s lawsuit claims that William Jucks made inappropriate comments and repeated sexual advances both during and after work hours
Captain Barbara Hack is suing the City of Topeka over her claim that she was passed over for promotions due to being a woman
Former Black Jack Fire Protection District Fire Chief Ankeneth Corbin claimed he was fired for questioning trips, expensive insurance plan
Female Baltimore County firefighters were the subject of online photo sharing and postings on a revenge porn social media site
The motion wants mentions of an alleged affair and comments about retirements, terminations of individuals not in the suit dropped from the case