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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 »
Must see close call, plus fireground audio: Firefighters, including an international ride-along, on roof of Detroit warehouse during partial collapse.
Team of Belgian firefighters paid for trip themselve and are using vacation to learn from Detroit firefighters.Read More »
Detroit fire commissioner sees money in firefighter tourists. Memo suggests charging for ride-along training program that would put the visitors to work.
Reporter Charlie LeDuff gives the full treatment to Commissioner Donald Austin and his memo.Read More »
Chicago ride-along controversy: Columnist uses opening scene of Backdraft to explain latest battle between Commissioner Hoff & Inspector General.
IG thinks Commissioner Hoff should have come down harder on battaltion chief who allowed son to ride-along.Read More »
Detroit fire documentary getting caught up in aftermath of police chief scandal. Mayor's office has to set policy. It's an image thing.
Will stopping ride-alongs and not cooperating with TV producers solve Detroit's image problem? Dave doesn't think so.Read More »