DFD Decision Making, Destroys Lifes

Report by┬áReginald D. Amos, Deputy Chief (ret) (Last week a fire struck a residential home with the result of a three year old girl losing her life.) The fire was at 5167 Cooper and the first fire truck on the scene was Tac-2 which replaced Engine 46 which was out of service for two weeks …

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Faulty Leadership, not Faulty Equipment, at Fault in DFD

By Chief Reginald Amos, Ret. This is a report about the three year old that died from smoke inhalation and how the Detroit Fire Department dispatched a truck which arrived first on the scene without working fire pumps. Initially it was reported the pumps were broken, then it was reported the pumps were disconnected the …

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Citizens to the DFD, WHERE IS THE MONEY?

The list of questions attached to the list of alleged misused budgeted funds is growing. The Detroit Fire Department face allegations of misuse of city money.  A forensic and a performance audit no longer is requested, but is mandatory. Which of the elected and appointed officials will meet their obligations and conduct this audit. Those …

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