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NOTE: As pointed out by a reader, WFTV-TV shows apparatus and a badge in the video from the Orlando Fire Department while talking about Orange County Fire Rescue.
Here’s a different way to get in trouble. When Walt Disney World officials gave four free passes to fire, police and EMS who responded to the Pulse Night Club massacre they had one stipulation — the tickets were not to be resold.
According to WFTV-TV, Orange County, Florida officials, a pair of firefighters were disciplined after it was determined the two didn’t honor that requirement. The station reports another firefighter has been questioned about his tickets.
The situation came to light when a family was denied entry to the theme park because the tickets had been flagged as stolen, officials said.
They knew (Glen) Kiture was a firefighter and complained to the department, which started an investigation into his actions.
Kiture was suspended for a 24-hour shift and (Christopher) Huntley, who already works on modified duty, received a six-day suspension.
Kiture had been fired in 2015 on allegations that he cheated on an exam to become certified in pediatric advanced life support.
The firefighters’ union helped him get his job back after six months and get his termination reduced to a written reprimand.
He returned to full-time status at the department 11 days before the Pulse attack.