Can fire service personnel who have been out of fire suppression for over 28 years be put back in the fire suppression service fighting fires with only 2 weeks of training, which was watching…Continue
Post-Tribune Newspaper (http://www.post-trib.com/news/2989214,new-firefighters1228.article)December 28, 2010…Continue
Can fire service personnel who have been out of fire suppression for over 26 years be put back in the fire suppression service fighting fires with only 2 weeks of training, which was watching videos???? Can anyone tell me if there are standards for training for fire service personnel re-entering the fire service????
OUR Gary, Indiana Fire Department Brother-Melvin Carter recently had a small fire in his apartment, which set off the sprinklers throughout his entire apartment. The fire and related water damage caused damage to all of his family's belongs and he did not have insurance. He is also one of the Gary, IN firefighters that was laid-off for several months of this year and had just recently returned to duty. I am asking my brothers and sisters under the Maltese Cross to join with me, let's give…Continue
GARY -- The city laid off four firefighters and got rid of the jobs they held Wednesday as it moved forward with cost-cutting that originally targeted as many as 57 firefighters' paychecks.
"It wasn't like we had a big choice," Firefighters Local 359 President Raynard Robinson said.
Gary sought to cut…Continue