Fire Chief » Legal http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:21:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Budget plan to ax firefighter training program http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/27/budget-plan-to-ax-firefighter-training-program/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/27/budget-plan-to-ax-firefighter-training-program/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:27:29 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/27/budget-plan-to-ax-firefighter-training-program/
The cut would affect nine training schools, cutting money for operational costs, instructor's payroll, utility costs and facilities maintenance
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Embattled R.I. fire chief terminated by fire board http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/27/embattled-r-i-fire-chief-terminated-by-fire-board/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/27/embattled-r-i-fire-chief-terminated-by-fire-board/#comments Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:03:45 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/27/embattled-r-i-fire-chief-terminated-by-fire-board/
Chief Paul Labbadia left work to go play golf, drank during the day and was seen smoking marijuana before getting behind the wheel
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Md. volunteer fire dept.’s to fight proposed closures http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/md-volunteer-fire-dept-s-to-fight-proposed-closures/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/md-volunteer-fire-dept-s-to-fight-proposed-closures/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:16:23 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/md-volunteer-fire-dept-s-to-fight-proposed-closures/
Each company is an independent corporation, so it's not clear if the association has the legal authority to close stations
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Fire station contractor files $1.6M suit against city http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/fire-station-contractor-files-1-6m-suit-against-city/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/fire-station-contractor-files-1-6m-suit-against-city/#comments Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:55:27 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/23/fire-station-contractor-files-1-6m-suit-against-city/
The nearly 400 requests issued was due to a defect, conflict, inconsistency or omission in contract documents
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Ex-Atlanta fire chief sues city for religious discrimination http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/19/ex-atlanta-fire-chief-sues-city-for-religious-discrimination/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/19/ex-atlanta-fire-chief-sues-city-for-religious-discrimination/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:00:41 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/19/ex-atlanta-fire-chief-sues-city-for-religious-discrimination/
The suit says the city violated Cochran's constitutional rights by firing him because of his beliefs concerning same-sex marriage
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N.J. volunteer firefighters walkout, take fire gear http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/12/n-j-volunteer-firefighters-walkout-take-fire-gear/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/12/n-j-volunteer-firefighters-walkout-take-fire-gear/#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:56:10 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/12/n-j-volunteer-firefighters-walkout-take-fire-gear/
The battle started after the court sided with the municipality in a two-year battle over control of volunteer fire assets and personnel
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Owner: Fire chief let business burn due to grudge http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/owner-fire-chief-let-business-burn-due-to-grudge/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/owner-fire-chief-let-business-burn-due-to-grudge/#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:14:48 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/owner-fire-chief-let-business-burn-due-to-grudge/
Fire Chief Frank Ross: "I don't know where that is coming from. I thought we were friends."
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Former fire chief pleads guilty to grand larceny http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/05/former-fire-chief-pleads-guilty-to-grand-larceny/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/05/former-fire-chief-pleads-guilty-to-grand-larceny/#comments Thu, 05 Feb 2015 19:02:56 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/05/former-fire-chief-pleads-guilty-to-grand-larceny/ He was sentenced to five years non-adjudicated probation and was also ordered to pay restitution]]> http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/05/former-fire-chief-pleads-guilty-to-grand-larceny/feed/ 0 Pa. fire chief gets 6 months in prison for stealing $45K http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/pa-fire-chief-gets-6-months-in-prison-for-stealing-45k/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/pa-fire-chief-gets-6-months-in-prison-for-stealing-45k/#comments Tue, 03 Feb 2015 20:00:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/03/pa-fire-chief-gets-6-months-in-prison-for-stealing-45k/
After serving his prison term, he'll have six months of house arrest and will have to repay the money he stole
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Judge: Video in Toledo LODD arson not suppressed http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/02/judge-video-in-toledo-lodd-arson-not-suppressed/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/02/judge-video-in-toledo-lodd-arson-not-suppressed/#comments Mon, 02 Feb 2015 18:05:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/02/judge-video-in-toledo-lodd-arson-not-suppressed/
The judge found that police acted lawfully in their interrogation and when they obtained video from the crime scene
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