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Jefferson City News Tribune
Organization stands ready if area first responders fall in line of duty'If I would have done this instead of that, it could have been different.'" On
Organization stands ready if area first responders fall in line of duty
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
'If I would have done this instead of that, it could have been different.'" One of his friends, Lt. Bruce Britt with the Columbia Fire Department, was killed while responding to a building fire. He was treading across a second-story walkway when... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Multiple accidents on Highway 63 North near Stadium exitback soreness. Columbia Police Officer Sean Dutton was on the scene for the th
Multiple accidents on Highway 63 North near Stadium exit
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
back soreness. Columbia Police Officer Sean Dutton was on the scene for the third accident along with firetrucks from the Columbia Fire Department and ambulances from Boone County Hospital. "Looks like there was another accident earlier. There... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Early morning structure fire damages a condemned home in ColumbiaFire crews put out a structure fire at a condemned house on 4th Avenue off Prov
Early morning structure fire damages a condemned home in Columbia
KOMU Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
Fire crews put out a structure fire at a condemned house on 4th Avenue off Providence Road in Columbia Monday morning. The Columbia Fire Department confirmed the house was empty and no one was inside at the time of the fire. Reports show fire... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Emergency crews respond to car fire in Brown Station ParkCOLUMBIA - The Columbia Fire Department found a car on fire in Brown Station Pa
Emergency crews respond to car fire in Brown Station Park
KOMU Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Fire Department found a car on fire in Brown Station Park just before 3:00 a.m. Friday morning, according to a release from the department. The car was on fire at 3505 James Dale Road. According to Columbia Fire, crews were... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Union Camp Celebrates 25th Summer As Haven For Child Burn Victimsphysical therapists, nurses and firefighters from throughout the country. Dave
Union Camp Celebrates 25th Summer As Haven For Child Burn Victims
Hartford Courant / Posted 7 days ago
physical therapists, nurses and firefighters from throughout the country. Dave Keefe, a firefighter with the District of Columbia Fire Department has been bringing kids from the nation's capital to Connecticut for years. "For most, it's their... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Workers puncture gas line downtown; 37th gas leak of the summerThe first occurred June 17 and led to the evacuation of the nearby Missourian b
Workers puncture gas line downtown; 37th gas leak of the summer
KOMU Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
The first occurred June 17 and led to the evacuation of the nearby Missourian building. The assistant Fire Chief of the Columbia Fire Department, Brad Fraizer, said there has been an increase in gas leaks over last summer. "From June 1st of... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
2 More EMS Employees Fired, 1 Resigns Over Social Media PostsEmergency Medical Technician, May 24, 2008-July 15, 2016 The dismissals come f
2 More EMS Employees Fired, 1 Resigns Over Social Media Posts
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
Emergency Medical Technician, May 24, 2008-July 15, 2016 The dismissals come following a similar investigation made by the Columbia Fire Department. In the case of that agency, three employees were fired. Previous Coverage:Firefighters Terminated... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Neighborhood needs water main upgrade to help firefightersall at once, millions of gallons sometimes, so we have to plan for that," Kacpr
Neighborhood needs water main upgrade to help firefighters
KOMU Columbia / Posted 14 days ago
all at once, millions of gallons sometimes, so we have to plan for that," Kacprowicz said. KOMU 8 News reached out to the Columbia Fire Department to see if this is a city wide issue but did not get through to the department. The construction for... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Firefighters fired over Black Lives Matter post on Facebook“(T)his one poor decision should not reflect the character, dedication and prof
Firefighters fired over Black Lives Matter post on Facebook
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
“(T)his one poor decision should not reflect the character, dedication and professionalism of the men and women of the Columbia Fire Department.” Some 300 firefighters work in the joint city-county fire department. As for the ambulance worker,... Read more
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Gossip on This!
South Carolina Firefighter Threatened to "Run Over" Black Lives Matter ProtestersPeriod! That is all.” Morris’ “public service announcement” (or threats, as I
South Carolina Firefighter Threatened to "Run Over" Black Lives Matter Protesters
Gossip on This! / Posted 14 days ago
Period! That is all.” Morris’ “public service announcement” (or threats, as I would call them) did not go over well with Columbia Fire Department Chief, Aubrey Jenkins — who happens to be black. He quickly fired Morris and released a statement on... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Fire station reopens after Facebook posts prompt closingafter its then-captain posted on Facebook he would run over protesters if they
Fire station reopens after Facebook posts prompt closing
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
after its then-captain posted on Facebook he would run over protesters if they still blocked traffic when his shift ended. Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis says the station reopened Wednesday night after firefighters said they felt... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Fire station reopens after Facebook posts prompt closingafter its then-captain posted on Facebook he would run over protesters if they
Fire station reopens after Facebook posts prompt closing
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
after its then-captain posted on Facebook he would run over protesters if they still blocked traffic when his shift ended. Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis says the station reopened Wednesday night after firefighters said they felt... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Fire station reopens after Facebook posts prompt closingafter its then-captain posted on Facebook he would run over protesters if they
Fire station reopens after Facebook posts prompt closing
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
after its then-captain posted on Facebook he would run over protesters if they still blocked traffic when his shift ended. Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis says the station reopened Wednesday night after firefighters said they felt... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Fire station reopens after Facebook posts prompt closingafter its then-captain posted on Facebook he would run over protesters if they
Fire station reopens after Facebook posts prompt closing
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
after its then-captain posted on Facebook he would run over protesters if they still blocked traffic when his shift ended. Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis says the station reopened Wednesday night after firefighters said they felt... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Officials: 3 Columbia emergency responders fired for posts onlineColumbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis said a senior firefighter, hired
Officials: 3 Columbia emergency responders fired for posts online
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis said a senior firefighter, hired in October 2013, and a probationary firefighter hired in February were dismissed after admitting to their Facebook comments. Lewis did not know precisely what they wrote,... Read more
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Island Packet
Columbia fires 3 firefighters, closes a fire station as fallout grows over Facebook postings“(T)his one poor decision should not reflect the character, dedication and prof
Columbia fires 3 firefighters, closes a fire station as fallout grows over Facebook postings
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
“(T)his one poor decision should not reflect the character, dedication and professionalism of the men and women of the Columbia Fire Department.” As for the ambulance worker, a Richland County spokeswoman declined a request from The State... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
Hawaii News Now / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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WALB Albany
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
WALB Albany / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
KXXV Waco / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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CTV News
3 emergency responders fired over online posts about Black Lives Mattercapital were fired Wednesday for comments posted on social media about Black Li
3 emergency responders fired over online posts about Black Lives Matter
CTV News / Posted 15 days ago
capital were fired Wednesday for comments posted on social media about Black Lives Matter protesters who blocked traffic. Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis said a senior firefighter, hired in October 2013, and a probationary... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitytwo firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 15 days ago
two firefighters who were terminated on Wednesday. Due to the escalating nature of the situation and ongoing threats to the Columbia Fire Department, we have chosen not to report their names. Chief Jenkins said on Tuesday he was looking into the... Read more
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CBS News
4 S.C. emergency workers fired for posts about protestsparamedic Wednesday afternoon, saying the person made "inappropriate comments."
4 S.C. emergency workers fired for posts about protests
CBS News / Posted 15 days ago
paramedic Wednesday afternoon, saying the person made "inappropriate comments." The officials did not elaborate further. Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis said a senior firefighter, hired in October 2013, and a probationary... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Idaho car dealership's controversial new ad: 'Buy a car, get a gun'capital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dism
Idaho car dealership's controversial new ad: 'Buy a car, get a gun'
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
capital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dismissals Wednesday come after the firing of a Columbia Fire Department captain for posting on Facebook he would run over protesters if they were still blocking traffic... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
What does calling Crime Check actually do?capital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dism
What does calling Crime Check actually do?
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
capital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dismissals Wednesday come after the firing of a Columbia Fire Department captain for posting on Facebook he would run over protesters if they were still blocking traffic... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Spokane Valley Council picks narrowed to threecapital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dism
Spokane Valley Council picks narrowed to three
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
capital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dismissals Wednesday come after the firing of a Columbia Fire Department captain for posting on Facebook he would run over protesters if they were still blocking traffic... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Alcohol not a factor in drowning death of University of Idaho deancapital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dism
Alcohol not a factor in drowning death of University of Idaho dean
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
capital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dismissals Wednesday come after the firing of a Columbia Fire Department captain for posting on Facebook he would run over protesters if they were still blocking traffic... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
SCRAPS rescues kitten from drain pipecapital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dism
SCRAPS rescues kitten from drain pipe
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
capital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dismissals Wednesday come after the firing of a Columbia Fire Department captain for posting on Facebook he would run over protesters if they were still blocking traffic... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Driver crashes car into house, hurts man sleeping in bedroomcapital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dism
Driver crashes car into house, hurts man sleeping in bedroom
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
capital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dismissals Wednesday come after the firing of a Columbia Fire Department captain for posting on Facebook he would run over protesters if they were still blocking traffic... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
3 emergency responders fired for posts onlinefirefighters in South Carolina's capital have been fired for social media comme
3 emergency responders fired for posts online
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
firefighters in South Carolina's capital have been fired for social media comments about Black Lives Matter protesters. Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis said they were fired Wednesday after admitting to their Facebook comments. He... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitythread related to that protest on Sunday night. "As a result of this investiga
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
thread related to that protest on Sunday night. "As a result of this investigation two additional employees with the Columbia Fire Department have been terminated for conduct unbecoming of a City of Columbia employee," Jenkins said in an... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
3 emergency responders fired for posts onlinefirefighters in South Carolina's capital have been fired for social media comme
3 emergency responders fired for posts online
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
firefighters in South Carolina's capital have been fired for social media comments about Black Lives Matter protesters. Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis said they were fired Wednesday after admitting to their Facebook comments. He... Read more
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Salon.com
Officials: 3 emergency responders fired for posts onlinefirefighters in South Carolina’s capital have been fired for social media comme
Officials: 3 emergency responders fired for posts online
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
firefighters in South Carolina’s capital have been fired for social media comments about Black Lives Matter protesters. Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis said they were fired Wednesday after admitting to their Facebook comments. He... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
3 emergency responders fired for posts onlinefirefighters in South Carolina's capital have been fired for social media comme
3 emergency responders fired for posts online
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
firefighters in South Carolina's capital have been fired for social media comments about Black Lives Matter protesters. Columbia Fire Department spokesman Brick Lewis said they were fired Wednesday after admitting to their Facebook comments. He... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activitythread related to that protest on Sunday night. "As a result of this investiga
CFD fires two more firefighters after questionable Facebook activity
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
thread related to that protest on Sunday night. "As a result of this investigation two additional employees with the Columbia Fire Department have been terminated for conduct unbecoming of a City of Columbia employee," Jenkins said in an... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Washington to require 'Not For Kids' label on pot productscapital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dism
Washington to require 'Not For Kids' label on pot products
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
capital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dismissals Wednesday come after the firing of a Columbia Fire Department captain for posting on Facebook he would run over protesters if they were still blocking traffic... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
N. Idaho prosecutor says Facebook post was not racistcapital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dism
N. Idaho prosecutor says Facebook post was not racist
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
capital and a county paramedic have been fired for social media posts. The dismissals Wednesday come after the firing of a Columbia Fire Department captain for posting on Facebook he would run over protesters if they were still blocking traffic... Read more
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