Investigators believe the academy’s oil/water separator – which recycles the water used for fire training exercises – did not correctly filter the jet fuel used for the exercise from the reclaimed water.Read More »
Must see: The beatings will continue until morale improves. Or until there is outrage about a video of the beatings going viral.
Police in China’s northern Inner Mongolia have launched an official investigation into the beating of five newly-recruited firefighters in Wuhai city after a video that showed them being abused by senior soldiers went viralRead More »
Is she unfirable? New York Post focuses on FDNY firefighter who hasn’t passed running test. This article is not satire.
New York Post calls the woman the "Teflon probie".Read More »
The impact of a response to the firehouse. A young firefighter dead, a man hurting and a wife angry.Read More »
Report released: PGFD Safety Investigation Team looks at Riverdale Heights, MD fire that injured 7 firefighters.
Lack of effective size-up, no 360, failure to communicate incident action plan all cited along with concerns about training, command, control and accountability.Read More »
DC firefighter disputes Chief Kenneth Ellerbe’s claim that training academy harassment did not involve ‘physical sexual misconduct’. Tells about touching & comments.
Firefighter tells reporter despite Chief Kenneth Ellerbe's February claim to the contrary that harassment by DC Fire & EMS Department Training Academy instructors involved sexual contact.Read More »
Cadet program has troubled past.Read More »
This one is self explanatory.Read More »
Man who trained FEMA USAR teams wanted by police. Michael Reimer, Safety Solutions, & four firefighter/employees are caught up in Fort Lauderdale training scandal.
Michael T. Reimer, Safety Solutions, is wanted by Broward County Sheriff’s Office. Click here to follow STATter911.com on Facebook (hit “like”) The last word from Broward County, Florida is the remaining suspect from the training and certification scandal involving Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue is Michael T. Reimer. According to news reports, Reimer recently resigned from the fire department and has continued to run Safety ...Read More »
UPDATE – Belgian firefighter says TV reporter wrong that they paid $2K each for Detroit FD ride-along/training. LeDuff rains on critically acclaimed ‘Burn’ local premiere.
"Let it burn" plays at the same time "Burn" does.Read More »