Deputy fire chief suspended

Deputy chief Adam O'Connor was suspended for creating a hostile work environment.

Posted: Feb. 9, 2018 8:43 PM
Updated: Feb. 9, 2018 10:56 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A Fort Wayne fire department deputy chief was suspended.

A source who wished to remain anonymous told WFFT Friday deputy chief Adam O'Connor was suspended for creating a hostile work environment.

O'Connor also serves as spokesman for the department.

WFFT did call Chief Eric Lahey for information about the suspension. His office said they don't comment on "disciplinary actions."

Calls to O'Connor Friday were not returned.

The suspension could be discussed during the fire department merit commission meeting Tuesday at 4:30.

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