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VIDEO: Cop Cuffs Firefighter Following Emergency Call

VIDEO: Cop Cuffs Firefighter Following Emergency Call

Posted: Mar 26, 2014 4:45 PM by Chris Nakamoto
Updated: Mar 26, 2014 7:02 PM
Source: WBRZ

NEW ROADS- Less than 24 hours after the News 2 Investigative Unit aired a story about a fireman getting handcuffed during a 911 call, the State Fire Marshal's Office launched an investigation into the incident.

It happened Monday night in the 100 block of Cherry Street. According to witnesses, a firefighter rendering aid during a medical call was asked to move his fire truck. The fire truck had flashing lights turned on and was parked on the side of the street. When he refused, a New Roads Police officer handcuffed and detained the fireman.

Surveillance video from the New Roads Housing Authority captured everything on camera. The video is time stamped and shows the fireman was placed in the police car for 22 minutes before he was removed.

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