Thursday, July 1, 2010

City Places Three Firefighters on Leave for 'Legal Tangles'

Three Westbrook firefighters have been placed on administrative leave for
getting into legal trouble outside of work, Mayor Colleen Hilton said Wednesday
evening. "They are on administrative leave, but it's not work related," Hilton
said. She said three have been put on leave because they got themselves into
"some legal tangles." Hilton said that because the matter is a personnel issue,
she could not provide more details or identify the firefighters, who she said
Fire Chief Michael Pardue placed on leave last week.
The Press Herald's account of the suspensions is here.

- John C.L. Morgan

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