Firefighting News: Protocol Under Review After Three D.C. Firefighters Appeared with President Obama

02/23/2013
D.C. Fire and EMS denied Friday night that three local firefighters are facing possible disciplinary action after appearing with President Obama during a press event, reports NBC Washington. Earlier this week the president was flanked by first responders as he spoke about the impact of sequestration. Kenneth Ellerbe, chief of D.C.'s Fire and Emergency Medical Service Department, told News4 the three members of DCFEMS who participated in the event may have violated department regulations. "I didn't know about it, the deputy mayor didn't know about it, the mayor didn't know about it," Ellerbe said. "There should be protocol followed anytime one of our employees representing...

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