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Stabbing victim transported in DC fire truck New Year’s Eve. Ambulances & medic units not staffed. Lack of planning & high sick leave use cited.
Chief points to 100 firefighters on sick leave. Union cites lack of upstaffing as in previous years.Read More »
Candidate for St. Louis mayor: ‘ … the firemen in the county don’t really fight fires. They get a call and watch the building burn..’
Dave similarly panders to his audience with his Thanksgiving message.Read More »
‘The fire chief needs to be careful in his personnel actions’. Advice from DC Council Chairman after ruling that Chief Kenneth Ellerbe retaliated against union president.
Mayor's spokesman says it's something the chief needs to address.Read More »
Arbitrator rules DC fire union prez unlawfully transferred by chief. Capt. Ed Smith says Kenneth Ellerbe ‘is about retaliation’.
Arbitrator writes, "I find that the real reason was to retaliate against Captain Smith for engaging in union activity as president of Local 36". No response from Chief Ellerbe.Read More »