Ga. Chiefs Put on Leave During Firefighter Probe

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Two DeKalb County Fire Department chiefs have been placed on leave in connection with an investigation into some firefighters allegedly showing up to work drunk during the recent ice storm. It's a...


DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. --

Two DeKalb County Fire Department chiefs have been placed on leave in connection with an investigation into some firefighters allegedly showing up to work drunk during the recent ice storm.

It's a result of a story first reported on Channel 2 Action News.

On Thursday, DeKalb County placed assistant chief Joseph Tinsley and deputy chief William Smith on paid administrative leave.

Two other firefighters -- William Corbett and Capt. Marcus "Josh" Reed -- have already been put on leave.

Sources told Channel 2 that the firefighters were off duty but came back to the station to sleep.

They allegedly brought alcohol back and were unable to work the next morning.

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