Fines for a first offense increase from $250 to $500. That jumps to $1,000 for a second offense.
tag | first responders
Central Pa. first responders, supporters, climb State Capitol building steps to honor fallen 9/11 emergency workers
Allegheny County first responders to get additional COVID-19 information before responding to a call
The move comes after union representatives for some first-responders raised concern about members having to self-isolate after potentially being exposed to the virus.
Ralph Sicuro, the president of Pittsburgh Firefighters Local No. 1, says he’s glad for some help they’ve received – but he’s afraid the bureau may need more assistance down the road.