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A witness said she saw DeLeon drive full-speed at the crash site and tried to get around the fire truck by driving onto the median. She said she then saw the firefighter with the gun drawn.
When asked if the fire may have had a different outcome had there been a chief of operations on the scene Cannon stated, “We were warned to not go there. I’m going there. Yes.”
"We hold our volunteers to a higher standard, as our fire is just as hot for a full-time and volunteers, so we train them to the same level and our expectations are the same,"
The Chief James Brooks Jr. Act would create a presumption of coverage under the Volunteer Firefighters' Benefit Law for vascular ruptures suffered in the line of duty, in the same way that heart attacks are covered.
The chaos left lingering trauma and led local agencies to reexamine the services and preparation available to local rescuers.
Trujillo was arrested Wednesday at Denver Fire Station 36 after investigators received a tip from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Santiago says a solution here could be a fire-based EMS service, and help take the stress off the system.
The Billings Fire Department is examining how it responds to its ever-increasing number of service calls, looking for ways to be more efficient and more responsive.
The Owensboro Fire Department will expand the size of its east side station, with the work beginning this year, and is studying how to modernize its fire training center.