Fire Chief Michael Sullivan
One Union St.
Wakefield, MA 01880
For Immediate Release
Monday, Jan. 22, 2018
Contact: John Guilfoil
Email: [email protected]
Statement of Wakefield Fire Chief Michael Sullivan
WAKEFIELD – Fire Chief Michael Sullivan releases the following statement to the public:
“Wakefield Fire Captain Christopher J. Smith has been placed on paid administrative leave, consistent with our collective bargaining agreement, after the Wakefield Fire Department was notified by the Wakefield Police Department of an alleged incident that occurred when Captain Smith was not on duty.
“Captain Smith has been employed by the Wakefield Fire Department for 22 years. He will remain on leave pending the outcome of this incident and a review by the Wakefield Fire Department and the Town of Wakefield.
“For legal reasons, I am prohibited from discussing this matter further.”