Nashville firefighters peddling rainbow ‘Nashville Fire’ t-shirts at gay bar while on-duty this weekend

What appeared to be on-duty Nashville Fire Department Firefighters, in uniform and carrying radios, showed up to at least one Nashville gay bar this weekend, selling rainbow themed ‘Nashville Fire’ t-shirts to the gay men in the bar, or as one patron called it on his social media “selling water in a desert.”

Nashville Fire Chief Holt’s Letter to Tim Lankford – Notice of Disciplinary Charges

Shortly after we exposed the hateful and intimidating posts by Nashville Fire EMS District Chief Tim Lankford, he took several weeks of ‘sick leave’ that he had built up – so he was not presented with the 64 page letter below, and the accompanying charges from the Civil Service Commission, until very recently. He had an initial informal meeting with the NFD upper management on July 13th 2016, and the department has 10 calendar days to notify him of if it’s disciplinary decision – which will be July 23rd, so…