An argument between two New Jersey volunteer firefighters over a fire boat Monday evening resulted in one of them being stabbed and the other facing criminal charges. The two were working on the fire boat at their station when an argument escalated into an altercation.
Police allege that firefighter Travis Donka, 22, stabbed a 20 year old firefighter in the forearm with a lock blade knife. The incident occurred at the Lincoln Park Volunteer Fire Department Hose Company 1 on Chapel Hill Road in Lincoln Park.
The victim was transported to the hospital, treated and released. Donka was charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes, and released on bail. According to news reports, he has been terminated from the Lincoln Park Volunteer Fire Department.