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‘Compromise’ sought after town orders U.S. flags removed from fire trucks

'Compromise' sought after town orders U.S. flags removed from fire trucks

  • Arlington Fire Commissioner Chairman Jim Beretta said the board majority feel the flags are a “liability during normal operations for our people and other motorists,” and that the board had not been consulted before the flags were mounted.
  • Gallante was directed by the Board of Fire Commissioners to remove the flags from the backs of the trucks during Monday’s meeting.
  • “The board has the authority to provide direction to the chief based on a board majority.”
  • None of the board was aware, or consulted that these flags were being affixed to the apparatus.”
  • The board did not take an official vote on the matter Monday, but “a direction (based on majority) was given to remove the newly affixed physical flags,” Beretta said.

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Arlington Fire Commissioner Chairman Jim Beretta said the board majority feel the flags are a "liability during normal operations for our people and other motorists," and that the board had not been consulted before the flags were mounted.


‘Compromise’ sought after town orders U.S. flags removed from fire trucks

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