A group selfie shared on their social media on New Year’s Eve has sparked a controversy. A group of Detroit firefighters posed in front of a burning house, smiling. The group shot was posted to the Facebook page Detroit Fire Incidents Page with the post reading: “Crews take a moment to get a selfie on New Years!” was deleted after a day when negaitive comments began rolling in.
Fire Commissioner Eric Jones telling the Detroit News that the picture was “inappropriate and unprofessional.”
Here’s some of the Twitter comments:
Kodak moment leads to controversy! A Detroit fire crew is now in hot water after taking this photo for a fireman’s retirement. The vacant home eventually burned to the ground. I’ll have reaction from people nearby in about 30 mins on @Local4News pic.twitter.com/C2ObyVy6s4
— VICTOR WILLIAMS (@NewsWithVictor) January 1, 2020