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    Fake firefighter nabbed after trying to fight fire

    Monday, March 16, 2009 (03-16) 13:20 PDT Suffern, N.Y. (AP)

    Police arrested a man for impersonating a New York City firefighter after he tried to help battle a warehouse blaze in the suburbs. Suffern police and fire officials said that the 39-year-old man was dressed in full New York City Fire Department gear, including a jacket, pants and a helmet with his name on it.

    Volunteer Fire Department Battalion Chief Michael Stark said he asked the man what he was doing at the Feb. 5 fire. He said it seemed "kind of bizarre."

    Protocol states that non-departmental firefighters must get permission to assist from a commander.

    Police said the man was arrested after an investigation revealed he was not a firefighter.

    Information from: The Journal News, www.thejournalnews.com

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    It was BOU!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MassFireGuy View Post
    It was BOU!
    haha I was wondering who the first name thrown out would be!!!

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    Read this on statter 911.........Damn idiot.
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    did he come POV?????


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    last time they locked this wierdo up he had an SCBA and irons. They called the FDNY Bureau of Fire Investigations to determine if he was on the job or not.

    Cant make this stuff up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyirons2 View Post
    last time they locked this wierdo up he had an SCBA and irons. They called the FDNY Bureau of Fire Investigations to determine if he was on the job or not.

    Cant make this stuff up!
    was his name johnny? he has irons :P

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    Last time??? WTF???


    This guy should be know statewide for impersonating a firefighter. I dealt with a wingnut last year trying to pose as a FF. Busted him with stolen gear, very satisfying bust!!
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    you should see the comments that were left on the link provided...He is a good guy. a lot of people seem to say the same thing. Check it out its unfriggen believable!!!

    http://www.lohud.com/apps/pbcs.dll/a...=2009903140363

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    "He was a good guy?"

    WTF?


    He's a damn fruit loop wanna be who is trying to play the hero to satisfy his own sick craving to have a life!!

    He had a security guard's license too.......classic and PRICELESS!!

    I say hang 'em high!
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    you would think he would be on an FDNY fire scene....

    last time I checked it wasnt that difficult to get into a volly fire dept.

    wait a minute.. this guy looks like Paul Blart!

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    He sounds completely nuts!
    If he wants to be a firefighter so badly he should try something so complicated and beyond the capabilities of his loopy little mind that he will not have thought of this one. JOIN the f**king department! What does he think people who want to be a FF normally do?
    How many times will he try that con out before someone suggests that to him? And where are the men in white coats when you need them?
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    You join one dept and you can only go to their fires. You never join any, you can go to anyone's! Law of averages!

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    Stark mentioned the issue to Suffern Sgt. David Tarantino, who interviewed McConnell and asked him for identification. He didn't have any with him, but told the officer which car was his.

    Tarantino ran a check of his license plates and got his identification.
    So I wonder if he has a brother, Quenton?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyirons2 View Post
    You join one dept and you can only go to their fires. You never join any, you can go to anyone's! Law of averages!
    Ha thats one way to look at it.

    Guy is still a nut job regardless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MassFireGuy View Post
    It was BOU!
    ROFLMAO !!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MaryJane69 View Post
    He sounds completely nuts!
    If he wants to be a firefighter so badly he should try something so complicated and beyond the capabilities of his loopy little mind that he will not have thought of this one. JOIN the f**king department! What does he think people who want to be a FF normally do?
    How many times will he try that con out before someone suggests that to him? And where are the men in white coats when you need them?


    I thought if I bought my own gear and just showed up at fires the Chiefs would see how good I was and offer me a job, just like football try outs.

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    Gear ain't cheap. He must've saved up forever just to let them confiscate it.

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