Fake firefighter falls through Chief’s ceiling in burglary attempt of Nashville Fire Dept

Bradley Cozart, 27, was arrested early Wednesday morning after falling through the ceiling of the Chief’s office at the Nashville Fire Department, in an attempted burglary. According to an arrest report, at around 5 AM Wednesday morning, Bradley Cozart¬†observed inside an office at the Nashville Fire Department at 3800 Charlotte Avenue. Witness Ricky Clouse initially believed that the defendant was an NFD employee, as he was wearing an NFD shirt, but he and other NFD personnel eventually made contact with Cozart and detained him at the scene until police arrived,…

Nashville Firefighter Josh Brown Slurs Fat People, Transgender People, Gay People, Among Others

Nashville Firefighter Robert ‘Josh’ Brown has some very bold opinions – especially toward other humans. He has a lot to say about Fat people, gay people, transgender people, and even people who receive government assistance… even going as far as to indicate he doesn’t believe he has white privilege. That speaks volumes, coming from a middle-aged white man, who works for the government making good pay with year increases (2017: $56K/year | 2016: $51K | 2015: $49K), and has had his past criminal activities, such as assault, dismissed, despite being…

Nashville Fire: Tim Lankford Suspended Without Pay, Must Attend Diversity Training | NFD Firemen Stripping at Red Lights Still OK!

In light of a story we originally investigated and brought to light, regarding Nashville Fire Department’s EMS District Chief Tim Lankford, and his social media blunders – he has been suspended, without pay, for 10 days, and must attend diversity awareness training. Lankford recently claimed that the comments were ‘because of the death of this wife, though that was proven to not be true. It’s worth nothing, that NFD Public Information Officer, Brian Haas, has still declined to provide ENN any information on the matter, despite multiple open records requests…

Tim Lankford: President of an EMS Education Non-Profit, Despite Prejudiced Online Comments – TEMSEA

Tim Lankford, who holds the title of District Chief (Supervisor) with the Nashville Fire Department, is also the President of statewide non-profit organization, TEMSEA. An organization whose visions include “to promote and foster the development of effective, professional EMS and EMS education in Tennessee”.¬† Lankford, who lists himself as ‘President’ of the TEMSEA, recently came under fire when he was found to have made multiple prejudiced posts online about the LGBT community, gay marriage, and the recent transgender equality laws – going as far as to endorse a quote that…

Nashville Fire Department: Employees & Salaries

We’ve had a few inquiries to publish a list of the MNFD Employees, since they seem to be commenting to news articles and behaving badly on social media – and since all of that information is 100% available via public open data resources – so that you can see if the person that’s showing out in the comments sections of your favorite news sections is a MNFD employee, or not – and also how much they’re being paid by the city of Nashville to hold that position – and to…

Nashville Fire EMT Laura Huffstuttler: Issues Vague Threat to EastNashville.news & Can “Go to HELL”

Since NewsChannnel5 and Out & About picked up our story this week, we’ve received many messages from Nashville Fire Department employees – most saying how glad they are that this attitude is now out in the open, and is being addressed. However, we have received quite a few from employees that supported Tim Lakford’s words, and felt they should let us know – and since they continue to buck the system and defy the social media policy that they were just reminded us days ago, we felt we should give…