Fire Chief » Arson Every Department | Every Leader Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:22:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Former Calif. battalion chief sentenced for theft, arson Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:52:47 +0000
Marcel Melanson, 38, was sentenced to three years and four months in prison for selling city-owned radio equipment and starting a fire to conceal the theft.
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Mich. firefighters vote ‘no confidence’ in fire chief Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:58:44 +0000
The votes comes after failing to win a new SAFER grant, brownouts, increasing response times and inaccurate arson reporting.
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Mich. fire chief warns arsonists, asks for public’s help Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:31:01 +0000
Fire Chief David Cox wants arsonists to know they will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law for burning down homes and buildings.
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Former Minn. fire chief: ‘I’m not a pyromaniac’ Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:41:55 +0000
Former Fire Chief Ryan Scharber, who pleaded guilty to setting 9 forest fires, says stress from his son's illness was what motivated him to start the fires.
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Former battalion chief admits setting fire in Calif. station Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:51:54 +0000
Marcel Melanson, 38, was accused of stealing valuable city-owned radio equipment, then setting a fire to cover up the theft.
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Former Minn. fire chief sentenced to 5 years for arson Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:16:07 +0000
Former Fire Chief Ryan Scharber received the minimum sentence; he admitted to setting nine forest fires and has been diagnosed as a pyromaniac.
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Fire chief: Detroit apartment blaze was arson Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:49:25 +0000
Some type of accelerant was found amid the rubble; at least four people were hospitalized and several others were injured.
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