Fire Chief » Legislation & Funding http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:20:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Firefighters get prison time for tipping off drug dealers http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:08:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/22/firefighters-get-prison-time-for-tipping-off-drug-dealers/
The men were able to warn the dealers because police regularly gathered at the fire department before serving arrest warrants
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NY law requires firefighter safety residential construction-type signs http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/#comments Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:22:19 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/18/ny-law-requires-firefighter-safety-residential-construction-type-signs/
The reflective signs will indicate the type of roof and floor construction and materials used
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DA: Calif. fire chief, mayor didn’t violate fine policy http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/da-calif-fire-chief-mayor-didnt-violate-fine-policy/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/da-calif-fire-chief-mayor-didnt-violate-fine-policy/#comments Fri, 02 Jan 2015 18:43:37 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/02/da-calif-fire-chief-mayor-didnt-violate-fine-policy/
The firefighters' union questioned the chief's authority to reduce certain fines and the mayor's participation in affairs involving a campaign contributor
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Court tosses firefighters’ suit over gay parade order http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/30/court-tosses-firefighters-suit-over-gay-parade-order/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/30/court-tosses-firefighters-suit-over-gay-parade-order/#comments Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:20:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/30/court-tosses-firefighters-suit-over-gay-parade-order/
They said the men appeared as public servants who were relatively anonymous and called it a legitimate work assignment
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Firefighter acquitted of charges for passing school bus http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/06/firefighter-acquitted-of-charges-for-passing-school-bus/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/06/firefighter-acquitted-of-charges-for-passing-school-bus/#comments Sat, 06 Dec 2014 12:03:06 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/06/firefighter-acquitted-of-charges-for-passing-school-bus/
The judge ruled there were too many inconsistencies with the testimonies to find the firefighter guilty beyond a reasonable doubt
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Calif. fire chief arrested on grand theft charges http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/05/calif-fire-chief-arrested-on-grand-theft-charges/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/05/calif-fire-chief-arrested-on-grand-theft-charges/#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:30:31 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/05/calif-fire-chief-arrested-on-grand-theft-charges/
Chief Mark Ladas and his wife are accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars, tax evasion and filing false tax returns
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Firefighter sues former fire chief for stifling free speech http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/02/firefighter-sues-former-fire-chief-for-stifling-free-speech/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/02/firefighter-sues-former-fire-chief-for-stifling-free-speech/#comments Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:36:22 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/02/firefighter-sues-former-fire-chief-for-stifling-free-speech/ The lawsuit alleges a problematic work environment, one that not only put firefighters at risk but the people it serves as well]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/02/firefighter-sues-former-fire-chief-for-stifling-free-speech/feed/ 0 Testimony: Pa. fire chief knocked out of turnout coat http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/testimony-pa-fire-chief-knocked-out-of-turnout-coat/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/testimony-pa-fire-chief-knocked-out-of-turnout-coat/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:19:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/testimony-pa-fire-chief-knocked-out-of-turnout-coat/
Chief Rodney Paul Miller was knocked into a metal sign pole, which ripped off his coat when a motorist struck him on an interstate
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Myth-busting the new fire grant rules http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:25:58 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/myth-busting-the-new-fire-grant-rules/
News of new AFG rules are causing a great deal of undue fear in the fire service; here's what you need to know to not run afoul
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Officials speak against fire department staffing bill http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/officials-speak-against-fire-department-staffing-bill/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/officials-speak-against-fire-department-staffing-bill/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:41:14 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/officials-speak-against-fire-department-staffing-bill/
Opponents said the bill will take budgets out of the hands of municipal officials by forcing them to hire more firefighters than necessary
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