Two veteran firefighters were suspended without pay yesterday after they admitted having had sex with a woman in their Bronx firehouse while on duty, Fire Department officials said. Nine other firefighters and three supervisors were assigned to administrative duties as a result of the matter. The suspensions came in the latest and perhaps most lurid controversy in a department that has seemed to be lurching from scandal to scandal in recent months.
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Make EMS1 your homepage. The union boss says the sex was consensual and off duty; reports of sex in the firehouse are unsubstantiated. The three others face charges that include sexual harassment tied to inappropriate behavior at work, he said.
A firefighter's job went up in flames after an investigation uncovered a steamy cell-phone video and sexually explicit emails. Stephen Coward's year career with the Clearwater, Florida Fire Department came to an end last month after an anonymous package containing the embarrassing material emerged and led to his resignation. From WFLA:. The video shows Coward engaged in intercourse with a woman inside the bathroom of his dormitory room at the firehouse.
Firefighting has historically been a predominantly male profession throughout the world. However, since the s, women have made inroads in both professional and volunteer fire departments in multiple countries. In modern times, women have served in a variety of fire service roles including as fire chiefs.
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As I believe I may have mentioned once or twice, I have a tiny bit of a fireman fetish. As with so many fetishes, it was born of my reaction to a single human being: a certain Baby Fireman who contacted me via the Internet personals a while back. Though he was A LOT younger than I am, I decided to go out with him because he looked so hot in his pictures kind of like an anime heroand I could tell from what he wrote that he was exceptionally smart and quite funny to boot.
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Homo Consumericus. Of all archetypes of a male hero, the firefighter ranks very highly on most women's lists.
It happened at a downtown Denver hotel in late February during the annual Denver Firefighters Charity Ball which is put on by the firefighters union, Local The event is firefighter funded and invitation only aimed at celebrating firefighter service and retirements while raising funds for charity, according to the union. But what occurred only became public in recent weeks when the fire department union put hundreds of pictures of the event on its website, pictures that were available to the public.