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UPDATE: Lieutenant who said DC chief showed ‘lack of leadership’ demoted & suspended. Department says Robert Alvarado violated ‘Patient Care Bill of Rights’ during TV interview & also failed to wear compliant coat.
Alvarado says the department expected him to tell a TV crew to stop shooting video when he treated patient. Does Chief Ellerbe want the job we nominated the Colorado sheriff for?Read More »
UPDATED: A new week & DC fire is still in the news. Chief Kenneth Ellerbe says media stories are sensationalistic & unfair.
Chief says Washington Times coverage has "been fraught with unproven allegations and inaccuracies".Read More »
Firefighter Chuck Ryan speaks out about shirts that Chief Kenneth Ellerbe has not distributed because of patch.Read More »
DC Chief Kenneth Ellerbe on why safer cotton shirts for firefighters are sitting in warehouse: 'Sometimes there's trickery in terms of one administration to another'.
No explanation from the chief on just what the "trickery" was or what it explains about the shirts.Read More »
Chief Kenneth Ellerbe responds: Live interview this morning discussing sexual harassment claims when chief was in Florida.
Ellerbe also addresses issue about whether DC should have asked for his personnel record from Sarasota County.Read More »
The latest from your Nation's Capital: Mayor backs fire chief after article on sexual harassment claims. $70,000 in shirts that are safer for firefighters but have the wrong logo sit in warehouse.
Mayor Vincent Gray say Chief Kenneth Ellerbe "has done an exceptional job".Read More »
DC fire chief faced sexual harassment claim in Sarasota County, FL. Washington Times questions why Kenneth Ellerbe wasn't fully vetted by Mayor Vincent Gray.
Chief says claims made in Sarasota County were not true. More questions about deal that allowed Ellerbe to be Florida chief while still employed by DC.Read More »
UPDATED: Lt. Robert Alvarado sent home for wearing DCFD coat at training academy. Says department should provide outwear with mandated logo. Calls chief 'hostile'.
Outspoken lieutenant previously challenged Chief Ellerbe over providing outwear with new department logo.Read More »
DC Chief Kenneth Ellerbe comments on suspension of spokesman Lon Walls over racism allegations. More discussion of order telling firefighters to behave at mayor's speech.
Chief appears on radio talk show.Read More »