Firefighter in trouble after wife photographed in his uniform breastfeeding

Courtesy: Tara Ruby Photography

LAS CRUCES (KRQE) – A photographer’s series supporting breastfeeding moms could have a New Mexico firefighter in trouble.

A picture shows a woman in a Las Cruces firefighter uniform, breastfeeding her child. The woman is wearing her husband’s firefighting gear.

As K-Fox reports, the firefighter is facing discipline after the picture surfaced.

The photographer behind the picture is upset that the message behind the photo has been lost.

According to K-Fox, the Las Cruces fire department hasn’t commented because it’s a personnel matter. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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