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Firefighter, Paramedic Out of Jobs Over YouTube Video


 
 

Ryan Haggerty | | Monday, March 30, 2009


MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee firefighter was fired and a department paramedic resigned Monday over accusations that they shot what department officials described as a derogatory video at a city firehouse and posted it on YouTube.

Paramedic Eric Brooks resigned, and firefighter Marcus Eastern was fired, according to an e-mail from department spokeswoman Tiffany Wynn.

Brooks was hired in 2005. Eastern had been a firefighter since 2001.

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