Case Means More Conservative Chiefs

August 2008
Fire Chief;Aug2008, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p15
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The article reports that Fire Commander Ellreese Daniels has pleaded guilty to two counts of making false statements to investigators in the U.S. It states that Daniels was charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter after the deaths of four people under his command. The International Association of Wildland Fire officials state that the fallout of the case could result in less firefighters taking leadership roles and taking more conservative and less aggressive approach.


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