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Wednesday, February 15, 2006
'KKK' pillowcase left for white Mt. Airy firefighter. "An allegedly racially motivated hate crime " is how a new WCAU-TV (Ch. 10) report describes a discovery that disturbed Lt. Joseph Montague. Friday, hanging on his locker he found a found a pillowcase with a pair of eyes drawn on it, and the acronyms "KKK" and "CAFFA" written on it. "I was scared. I was very scared," he told NBC10. "I kind of took it as a threat and a warning. The threat being we know who you are, where you work and we're watching you." CAFFA stands the Concerned America Firefighters Association, which opposes racial quotas, and Montague is its vice president. "Unfortunately, some people perceive that as a race issue," he said. Fire and police officials are investigating.