Chief says Burke can be seen putting hand over ears before firecraker was used to simulate gunfire.Read More »
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Macon-Bibb County gunman prank update: Hearing discusses captain's role in planning. Firefighters make claim there is culture of hazing to include painting of genitals.
Chief Marvin Riggins says disciplinary record played role in the firing of one firefighter.Read More »
Update: Records show Macon-Bibb County Chief Marvin Riggins gave Capt. Stephanie Burke light punishment despite investigator reporting she was involved in gun prank from the start.
Chief took word of station captain over person appointed to investigate the prank.Read More »
Raw video: Former Macon-Bibb County Firefighter Christopher Hughes continues to tell his version of the rookie prank that cost him his job. Claims captain asked him to bring in BB gun.
Hughes says he is being made the scapegoat when others, including his captain, were involved in the planning.Read More »
Macon-Bibb County FD's Stephanie Burke now demoted to lieutenant because of prank on rookies. New information on the former captain's role.
Fired firefighter Chris Hughes shares text messages with newspaper reporter.Read More »
One Macon-Bibb County firefighter to be fired over gun prank against rookies. Captain & four others suspended. Sergeant demoted.
Chief Marvin Riggins announced disciplinary actions taken following YouTube video posted on Sunday.Read More »
NEW INFORMATION: Macon-Bibb County Chief Marvin Riggins says some could lose job or rank over rookie prank. Discipline could come as early as today. Watch press conference.
Chief says disciplinary action could come within 24 hours.Read More »
UPDATED – No surprise: Media asking questions & Macon-Bibb County chief looking for answers in gunman scaring rookies prank. Chief is 'deeply saddened' by video.
The comments section is near unanimous on this topic.Read More »