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Pitcairn firefighter arrested after officials vote to disband department

Madasyn Czebiniak
| Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
A Pitcairn volunteer firefighter was arrested on Monday, Dec. 10 after the council voted to disband the #2 Volunteer Fire Department.
WPXI-TV
A Pitcairn volunteer firefighter was arrested on Monday, Dec. 10 after the council voted to disband the #2 Volunteer Fire Department.

A Pitcairn volunteer firefighter was arrested Monday night following an altercation among several people in Pitcairn, according to Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV .

The altercation came after borough council voted to disband Pitcairn #2 Volunteer Fire Department during a heated meeting, according to the television station.

WPXI-TV didn’t name the firefighter. The investigation is on-going.

Pitcairn has two volunteer fire departments. VFD #2 was set to be disbanded at the end of the year, WPXI-TV said.

Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Madasyn at 724-226-4702, mczebiniak@tribweb.com, or via Twitter @maddyczebstrib.

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