Wentzville Fire Department Removes Four Top Officers
WENTZVILLE (AP) - Four top officers in a St. Louis County fire department are out of their jobs after a purge by its governing board.
The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that three senior officers at the Wentzville Fire Protection District placed on leave in May are now gone. A fourth has been fired.
The district's fire chief resigned, and an assistant chief and fire inspector were fired. The Wentzville fire marshal was placed on indefinite unpaid leave.
District fire board members have declined to discuss the departures.