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Fire chief says reporter is making "an issue out of something that really isn't an issue".Read More »
DC Ken Apsley was the only one injured in March 1 wreckRead More »
So what do you think of this? TV investigative reporter uses hidden camera to capture LA County assistant chief having a liquid lunch.
What do you think of a TV station using a hidden camera to catch what they say is a ranking fire official drinking on the job?Read More »
New Jersey chief orders bars closed at two firehouses. Comes after member’s DUI crash in parking lot.
Chief decides the bars must go even though there is no claim that alcohol came from the firehouse.Read More »
Public pressure forces removal of beer at Colorado firehouse. Former firefighter tells reporter 'people have showed up visibly impaired' at fires.
State senator calls complainers "professional cranks" and supports a beer or two after a fire call.Read More »
Now the rest of the story: Articles make clear Hillsdale, NJ firehouse bar policy. Councilman who quit claims he observed drinking at fire department meetings.
Dave still wonders why there is outrage by firefighters.Read More »
Hillsdale, NJ councilmember resigns after saying firefighters 'do a lot of drinking'. News coverage doesn't say anything about firehouse alcohol policy.
Leaving a lot of unanswered questions doesn't make an issue go away.Read More »
Another shake up in DeKalb County, Georgia. Demotions & a retirement as ice storm drinking probe wraps up.
Two January scandals, a year apart for the DeKalb County Fire Rescue.Read More »
Our news digest: Must hear fireground audio from Buffalo; The "Chicago way" controversy; Water problems on two different fires along with explanations; Raw video from NJ 3-alarm fire; Three videos from Northeastern, Pennsylvania.Read More »