Detroit fireman fired for bringing gift to his new fire station

Detroit fireman fired for bringing gift to his new fire station
(Image via Fox 2 Detroit)

[Ed. – This is insanity.]

Last Monday, 41-year-old Robert Pattison went to introduce himself to his fellow firefighters at Engine 55 at Joy and Southfield in Detroit.

Second Battallion Chief Shawn McCarty calls it a tradition for firefighters. …

And Pattison, a probationary firefighter, decided to bring a watermelon wrapped in a pink ribbon.

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We’re told some African-American firefighters were instantly offended since 90 percent of the people who work at Engine 55 are black.

FOX 2 spoke to Pattison by phone who claims it was not a joke – and he did not mean to offend his fellow firefighters. …

Fire Commissioner Eric Jones says the Fenton native was officially discharged.

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