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    Angry Firefighter being removed from a local athens maine vol. fire dept.

    I am a Athens vol. firefighter and I am Being removed from the dept. for being truthfull about the dept. every one in the dept. except a select few are nothing but drunks and drugies the respond to calls under the infulance of drugs and booze is there any thing that I maybe able to do to report this and get to stay in my spot as a fire fighter in this dept. and or a higher rank because the chief is one involved

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    Well.... it what you are saying is true. Why would you want to be part of an organization like that. And what are your chances of changing it?

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    This isn't the place to air out dirty laundry from your department.

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    Also, why is this in the entertainment forum?
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    its on here because i want to stay on the dept. but want ideas to change the dept.

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    He's asking why it is in this particular forum. This one is for movies, films, TV shows that have to do with Fire/EMS/LEO or whatnot, or sometimes movies, films, TV shows that have nothing to do with Fire/EMS/LEO. This is something that might get better results in the vollie forum.
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    Oh, I dunno, this could get quite entertaining.

    is there any thing that I maybe able to do to report this and get to stay in my spot as a fire fighter in this dept. and or a higher rank because the chief is one involved
    If you have aspirations to solve the problem, report it to your regional/municipal authority with proof.

    or a higher rank because the chief is one involved
    If you have aspirations to get ahead over some other members, you are sure as hell doing it the wrong way.

    And you just announced your department name and made slanderous accusations on an internationally viewed public message board.

    IMHO, You've got more balls than brains. This will not lead anywhere positive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mcaldwell
    Oh, I dunno, this could get quite entertaining.



    If you have aspirations to solve the problem, report it to your regional/municipal authority with proof.



    If you have aspirations to get ahead over some other members, you are sure as hell doing it the wrong way.

    And you just announced your department name and made slanderous accusations on an internationally viewed public message board.

    IMHO, You've got more balls than brains. This will not lead anywhere positive.
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    post removed by ROOKIELZ. I reconsidered what I wrote
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    Quote Originally Posted by fireman901
    I am a Athens vol. firefighter and I am Being removed from the dept. for being truthfull about the dept. every one in the dept. except a select few are nothing but drunks and drugies the respond to calls under the infulance of drugs and booze is there any thing that I maybe able to do to report this and get to stay in my spot as a fire fighter in this dept. and or a higher rank because the chief is one involved
    Wow. Just... wow. I don't think this is the right line of work for you, man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Weruj1
    10-4 to that !!!!!!!!!!!!
    No more 10 codes remember!!!!

    That ought to really stir things up!

    BTW. Affirmative on that mcaldwell.
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    I got things changed in my fire dept. and still a fire fighter there so I have done the right thing. I wrote a letter about what is going on in the dept. and it got read and the thigs that was going on there is come to a stop and I have my spot on the dept. still. so those of you who thought I was doing the wrong thing you was wrong.

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    Wow dude, I just hope your letter was better written than your post

    Congratulations on making the changes you felt were needed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fireman901
    I got things changed in my fire dept. and still a fire fighter there so I have done the right thing. I wrote a letter about what is going on in the dept. and it got read and the thigs that was going on there is come to a stop and I have my spot on the dept. still. so those of you who thought I was doing the wrong thing you was wrong.
    You're getting promoted to Chief now too like you wanted, I assume.

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    no i am not yet at this point i am the same rank as i was brfore but i am going to go for chief if the chace ever comes accross next time we vote for officers
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    Good luck with that...

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    901: I don't think the problem was your opinion on attending callls under the influence of alcohol/drugs. There are very few of us who will disagree with you on that.
    I think people here were concerned about naming positions and the name of your organization on a public website. It is better to be circumspect about these things in order to prevent slander ( or other) charges from being laid against you.
    I am glad that this sort of behaviour is being cleaned up.
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    Default end forum

    k all seattled now anyway this form can end now
    all over now
    thanks

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    fireman901, maybe you should go either to my "confessions of a firefighter" or "what's bothering you forum" on the off-duty firefighter forums.

    To answer your question: In any situation where firefighters, professional or volunteer, are suspected to be under the influence of substance abuse or narcotics, and only AFTER, you have sent a formal written and verbal complaint to your house officers, primarily the chief, and nothing has still been done about the situation, then you file a complaint with the ES Commision to determine what can be done to investigate the situation and actions that can be taken to further ensure what can be done to settle the situation. A board meeting will also follow, and whatever further disciplinary action that can be taken, will be taken.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fireman901
    k all seattled now anyway this form can end now
    all over now
    thanks

    We the general Firehouse.com public will decide when this thread will end , thank you very much , young man.



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    Fireman901,

    Did you happen to see this accident?
    http://forums.firehouse.com/showthread.php?t=81557

    Anyway, I'm glad things are looking up in your department.




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    We the general Firehouse.com public will decide when this thread will end , thank you very much , young man.

    Thats a fact....for example look at the thread called Thread Killer its STILL going haha
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    Maybe we should keep this thread going.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laddercompany
    Maybe we should keep this thread going.

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    Has this got entertaining yet
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