Chief Scott Burnette briefs city leaders and press on changes outlined in report.Read More »
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North Carolina Board of Transportation reverses itself. Asheville bridge now expected to be named for Capt. Jeff Bowen.
Policy generally excluding firefighters from such honors is being reviewed.Read More »
Told no because he's not a cop Asheville firefighters push ahead to have bridge named after fire Captain Jeff Bowen. Online petition growing.
Petition has 6500 names so far.Read More »
A must read from STATter911.com: Part 2 of The Loss of Captain Jeff Bowen. The inside story from Firefighter Jay Bettencourt, Asheville Fire Department.
The second of two parts as Firefighter Bettencourt describes the desperate attempt to save his captain and himself.Read More »
A must read from STATter911.com: The loss of Captain Jeff Bowen. The inside story from Firefighter Jay Bettencourt, Asheville Fire Department.
The first of two parts as Firefighter Bettencourt describes the desperate attempt to save his captain and himself.Read More »
Asheville Fire Department chief says it took 'extended' amount of time for an effective attack on fire that killed Capt. Jeff Bowen. Also, video of weekend fundraiser for Bowen family.
Chief Scott Burnette tells local paper "it took an 'extended' amount of time before firefighters were able to mount an effective interior attack."Read More »
Funeral arrangements for Captain Jeff Bowen, Asheville Fire Department. Firefighter Jay Bettencourt getting out of hospital.
Firefighters paused at overpasses as Captain Bowen's body was returned to Asheville following autopsy.Read More »
UPDATE Asheville, North Carolina Fire Captain Jeffrey Bowen dead. Seven other firefighters injured at medical office building near Mission Hospital. Watch afternoon press conference.
Chief about to have press conference.Read More »