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Posted: Mar 28, 2016

In Florida fire chief’s acrimonious tenure, clues to his firing

When the local union of the Naples Fire-Rescue Department said last October its members had lost confidence in their chief, Steve McInerny, the group's action highlighted evidence of his troubled tenure. City Council members had expressed concerns about McInerny for years. There were public spats during annual budget talks when the council rejected McInerny's expensive requests for new equipment, and McInerny was accused of over-reporting fire incidents to justify new spending.
- PUB DATE: 3/28/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: naples daily news
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Posted: Mar 28, 2016

Ohio state code embraces photoelectric smoke alarms

Ohio has become the fifth state to require photoelectric smoke alarms in new homes. In the state’s first official acknowledgement that traditional ionization alarms are insufficient, new building codes require both ionization and photoelectric alarms on all floors of homes. The rule applies to new homes.
- PUB DATE: 3/28/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: the columbus dispatch
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Posted: Mar 25, 2016

Former FDNY Commissioner Scoppetta dies at age 83

Nicholas Scoppetta, who served in top city government posts spanning six decades and four mayors, has died. Scoppetta, 83, served as the city’s fire commissioner just months after the Sept. 11 terror attacks under then-Mayor Mike Bloomberg. He had the formidable task of rebuilding an agency that lost 343 firefighters.
- PUB DATE: 3/25/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: new york post
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Posted: Mar 25, 2016

Jury Returns Mixed Verdicts in San Diego Firefighter Stabbing Case

A jury on Thursday convicted a man accused of stabbing two San Diego firefighters of two counts of attempted voluntary manslaughter, but acquitted him of the more serious attempted murder charges. The jury also found Ryan Allen Jones guilty of assault with a deadly weapon and another count of battery related to an assault of MTS officers.
- PUB DATE: 3/25/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: nbc san diego
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Posted: Mar 25, 2016

Photo of Arizona firefighter saving American flag goes viral

PHOTO - A photo of a Phoenix-area firefighter carrying an American flag over his shoulder while walking from a huge recycling plant fire went viral on Wednesday. The photo, originally posted by Adrienne Berman, shows Tempe Fire Department Capt. Nick Ells walking away from a fire near 36th Street and University Drive with the flag.
- PUB DATE: 3/25/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: ktar
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