Firefighters ‘reenacted rape of female colleague’, damning report shows

Discrimination, harassment and intimidation are rife at the fire service, a watchdog warned after discovering incidents of firefighters “performing a rape” and using the n-word.

M The Marechaussee and Fire and Rescue Services Inspectorate found that a ‘pack-like’ mentality in some fire brigades made firefighters afraid to report colleagues and led them to believe that nothing would happen if they did.