Month: August 2016

Maine Case On Legal Immunity for Fire Fighters

I read in the FireLawBlog that a Maine judge granted summary judgment to the local fire department in a suit brought by a building owner who claimed the fire chief allowed his building to burn because of a decades old grudge. The building owner had claimed that the fire chief had harbored a decades old grudge against him and intentionally let the building burn. According to the Bangor Daily News web site, Justice William Stokes in a ruling issued Thursday stated that the town, its volunteer Fire Department and Chief Frank Ross have immunity from the lawsuit filed in...

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