Madisonville mayor responds to termination of two fire department employees

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MADISONVILLE, Ky (WEHT) After two Madisonville Fire Department employees are terminated, and one employee is demoted, Madisonville Mayor Kevin Cotton released this statement:

The City of Madisonville was made aware of a situation that occurred with three Madisonville Fire Department employees. Once made aware of the situation, the City of Madisonville promptly conducted an investigation and placed involved employees on administrative leave pending the investigation. Per investigation findings, the City of Madisonville elected to terminate two individuals, and one employee was demoted in rank. Madisonville remains committed to providing our community with impeccable service by employing men and women of high integrity. Madisonville is very fortunate to have very upstanding first responders.

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(This story was originally published on January 22, 2021)

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