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Local fire chief levels verbal complaint against H-48 candidate Tom McKone

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East Lake’s fire chief leveled a verbal harassment complaint against an East Lake Fire District commissioner this week.

He said the harassment occurred during a conversation about how military reserve members in the Fire Department should be paid when they’re on active military duty.

“I have just been verbally abused by Chairman Tom McKone via cell phone,” Fire Chief Jeff Malzone wrote in an e-mail to commissioners Tuesday. “I demand that this board take the proper course of action.”

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