The FBI is investigating whether or not lively or retired FDNY firefighters took half within the siege on the US Capitol, The Submit has realized.
The division issued an announcement Saturday in response to questions on a photograph posted to Twitter of a person sporting a jacket marked “FDNY Squad 252” on the again, standing close to the doorway to the Capitol and carrying an American flag.
“The division acquired nameless allegations that lively or retired members had been current on the occasions at america Capitol on January 6 and, as required, has offered that data to the FBI,” the assertion stated.
Squad 252 is a Particular Operations Command positioned at 617 Central Ave. in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
FDNY spokesman Frank Dwyer couldn’t determine the person — who’s seen from behind — however stated the individual is “believed to be retired.”
A veteran FDNY member was appalled by the picture.
“No FDNY firefighter must be collaborating in anarchy. They’re supposed to avoid wasting lives, not commit sedition,” the member instructed The Submit.
Squad corporations include extremely educated firefighters who reply to fires and different emergencies. They get further coaching for wants reminiscent of confined house rescues, incidents on or within the water, and high-angle rescues.