The California professor suspected in a string of arsons near the 500,000-acre Dixie Fire was ordered to remain in jail as a flight risk.
Prosecutors failed to convince a jury that Wayne Holmes had obstructed Albany firefighters as they tried to put a fire that reignited in his already scorched home.
Two groups have called for an investigation into what they allege is widespread racial bias in the agency's treatment of employees.
Indiana State Police detectives have launched a criminal investigation after a hidden recording device was found in locker room used by female firefighters at a South Bend fire station last week.
Helicopter pilot Desiree Horton suing the OCFA for sexual discrimination and seeking to end what she and her attorneys call a "boys club mentality."
A federal jury found that the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, discriminated against a Black firefighter and then retaliated against him when it fired him for raising complaints.
Pilot error probably caused the 2019 crash of a World War II-era bomber in Connecticut that killed seven people and wounded six others, the National Transportation Safety Board said.