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Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Georgia firefighters due portion of overtime pay for 11 months because of software glitch

Augusta firefighters are due even more back pay after city officials acknowledged Friday a software glitch shorted them a portion of overtime pay for 11 months last year. Fire Chief Chris James told personnel in a Friday letter, obtained by The Augusta Chronicle, that a software module correcting a previous miscalculation of overtime pay “did not carry over and perform as designed” when the city upgraded payroll software last February.
- PUB DATE: 1/25/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: augusta chronicle
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Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Lawsuit filed by accused New Jersey firefighters

The Independent Volunteer Fire Company and five of its members have filed a lawsuit, alleging town officials violated their civil rights and state law in handling allegations against them. The suit against the town, filed in Atlantic County Superior Court, alleges that Station 2 firefighters were denied due process and that town officials broke the law in suspending them.
- PUB DATE: 1/25/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: press of atlantic city
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Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Family of California paramedic killed in December helicopter crash files lawsuit

The family of a Fresno paramedic who was killed in the Skylife air ambulance helicopter crash in Kern County has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Rogers Helicopters, claiming it was negligent in the maintenance and operation of the Bell 407 aircraft that crashed in a field nine miles east of McFarland last month.
- PUB DATE: 1/25/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: fresno bee
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Posted: Jan 22, 2016

Arkansas volunteer firefighter fatally shot during medical response

A firefighter was killed while responding to a patient with a seizure Friday morning in Pulaski County, a spokesman with the sheriff's office said. The East Pulaski firefighter, whose name was not immediately released, responded to a report on Dortch Loop Road outside North Little Rock around 5 a.m.
- PUB DATE: 1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: NWAOnline - Northwest Arkansas News
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Posted: Jan 22, 2016

Fallen New York captain inhaled ‘superheated gases’, suffered respiratory failure, investigation finds

Though wearing an air pack, Mount Marion Fire Department Capt. Jack Rose inhaled “superheated gases” and suffered “irreversible respiratory failure,” causing his death while fighting a house fire, town police said Thursday. Rose, 19, died Dec. 19, 2015, after going into distress while helping fight a chimney fire in a home at 11 Fel Qui Road in the Centerville Fire District.
- PUB DATE: 1/22/2016 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: the daily freeman
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