Fire Chief » Legal http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:28:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Innocent verdict in vehicle death of former NH fire chief http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/23/innocent-verdict-in-vehicle-death-of-former-nh-fire-chief/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/23/innocent-verdict-in-vehicle-death-of-former-nh-fire-chief/#comments Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:08:47 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/23/innocent-verdict-in-vehicle-death-of-former-nh-fire-chief/ Fire chief's widow: "It's what the jury had to do. They did their job."]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/23/innocent-verdict-in-vehicle-death-of-former-nh-fire-chief/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/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/rm.jpg 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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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/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/legal.jpg 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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Investigation: Firefighters drove fire trucks after DUI arrests http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/investigation-firefighters-drove-fire-trucks-after-dui-arrests/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/investigation-firefighters-drove-fire-trucks-after-dui-arrests/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:54:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/investigation-firefighters-drove-fire-trucks-after-dui-arrests/ The department is reviewing its policies after an investigation found firefighters were driving department vehicles despite DUI convictions]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/investigation-firefighters-drove-fire-trucks-after-dui-arrests/feed/ 0 Investigation: Firefighters still drove rigs after DUI arrests http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/investigation-firefighters-still-drove-rigs-after-dui-arrests/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/rigs.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/investigation-firefighters-still-drove-rigs-after-dui-arrests/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:54:11 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/19/investigation-firefighters-still-drove-rigs-after-dui-arrests/
The department is reviewing its policies after an investigation found firefighters were driving department vehicles despite DUI convictions
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Fire department accused of falsifying training records for cash http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/fire-department-accused-of-falsifying-training-records-for-cash/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/ky-6.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/fire-department-accused-of-falsifying-training-records-for-cash/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:12:13 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/fire-department-accused-of-falsifying-training-records-for-cash/
Recently fired firefighters say the training books have been cooked to bring more state training money into the department
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La. fire chief, firefighter arrested in drug investigation http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/la-fire-chief-firefighter-arrested-in-drug-investigation/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/la-2.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/la-fire-chief-firefighter-arrested-in-drug-investigation/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:51:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/17/la-fire-chief-firefighter-arrested-in-drug-investigation/
A tip about drug use at the fire station prompted a six-month undercover operation
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Boston fire chief accused of stealing $50K http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/15/boston-fire-chief-accused-of-stealing-50k/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/15/boston-fire-chief-accused-of-stealing-50k/#comments Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:31:10 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/15/boston-fire-chief-accused-of-stealing-50k/ The attorney general says he had vendors pay him directly when he ran the city's fire academy]]> http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/15/boston-fire-chief-accused-of-stealing-50k/feed/ 0 La. fire chief arrested for slapping volunteer firefighter http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/la-fire-chief-arrested-for-slapping-volunteer-firefighter/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/la-1.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/la-fire-chief-arrested-for-slapping-volunteer-firefighter/#comments Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:55:02 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/13/la-fire-chief-arrested-for-slapping-volunteer-firefighter/
Michael Arnold turned himself into the police; he was booked on one count of simple battery
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Firefighters douse report suggesting easing sprinkler regs http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/12/firefighters-douse-report-suggesting-easing-sprinkler-regs/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/sprink.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/12/firefighters-douse-report-suggesting-easing-sprinkler-regs/#comments Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:44:12 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/12/firefighters-douse-report-suggesting-easing-sprinkler-regs/
They support expanding, rather than loosening, the state fire code to require sprinklers in the one- and two-family homes that are now exempted
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