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Racist Firefighters Fired
Miami Firefighters Fired After Noose Hung On Black Colleague’s Family Photo
Six Miami firefighters were fired after a racial incident.
The Miami Herald reports that the firefighters were terminated Wednesday after a police investigation into a Sept. 9 incident at the fire station.
According to thearticle, someone created a noose out of twine and hung it over a family photo of an African American lieutenant. Additionally several of the lieutenant’s colleagues also drew lewd phallic pictures on several other photos, including one of his wife and one of his children and their grandmother.
“We expect all of our members to be provided a safe, comfortable workplace and also to have a fair and complete investigation and just discipline when it’s warranted,” said Miami International Association of Firefighters President Freddy Delgado in a statement.
“We are very disturbed by the allegations and look forward to the opportunity to review all the facts.”
This same fire station was previously investigated for a hazing incident where rookie firefighters were handcuffed while other firefighters sat on their face and put their scrotums on their head.