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One of four companies closed to save overtime would have responded to fire that killed two men.Read More »
Problem reporters apparently stretch back over two administrations.Read More »
Is it fraud or mismanagement? DC Council member asks for another IG investigation following testimony of Chief Ellerbe on mechanics’ overtime.
One mechanic received $98,000 in overtime.Read More »
Lancaster fire union says Mayor's report took comments about volunteers out of context. Read IAFF Local 319's response.
Union says this is not a career versus volunteer issue.Read More »
Lancaster fire union official's testimony: Volunteers are unreliable & you can't count on them to protect your life.
Where firefighters can live and call back requirements before mutual aid is used are part of the arbitration.Read More »
DC lieutenant's lawsuit against TV station tossed out by judge under new anti-SLAPP law. Dave thinks this was a case of poor journalism.
The reporter was asking the right questions, but not to the right person.Read More »
Buffalo union president admits to decades long practice of firefighters buying & selling overtime. City has asked for state & federal investigation.
Fire commissioner ordered end to practice in February when he banned swapping of overtime shifts.Read More »
Does overtime use equal abuse? Dave takes on a reporter's claim about the DC Fire & EMS Department. Plus, Chief Ellerbe pushes forward with his shift change plan.
Dave wants the reporter to present some facts. The chief wants to do away with 24-hour shifts.Read More »
Fire and EMS news for Monday.Read More »