NYC firefighter collects $95,000 disability pension while working for NASCAR as a firefighter

Mar 26, 2012 Full story: WGMZ-FM Gadsden

Firefighters are revered as heroes for their willingness to run into flaming buildings to save people, but just what qualifies New York City's firemen for generous lifetime disability pensions? That's the question some are asking after a Fire Department of New York retiree who receives extra pay for his disability has turned up battling flames at a ... (more)

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barr

Temperance, MI

#1 Mar 27, 2012
Not sure this is as big a deal that somebody trying to make of it. A fireman at NASCAR is not quite like the duties of one in NYC. I would think someone like this could be valuable to NASCAR but his disability wouldn't affect what he is required to do.

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