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Sex and drug investigation hits Augusta Fire Department



At least three Augusta firefighters are on leave while an Augusta Human Resources Department investigation involving a female firefighter continues. 

The reason for the investigation has not been officially disclosed. Sources inside the Augusta Fire Department indicate that it’s due to an a...

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  1. This is what happens when you do not hire the most qualified people for jobs..starting at the top all the way down..Augusta politics at its finest..they should hire a consultant to tell them what to do so they can ignore it and write a check..seems like that’s what happens pretty much every time..

  2. I’ve worked with pot-heads – they were unreliable, useless, destroyed a lot of expensive equipment, and threatened their co-workers safety. The fire department ought to test every employee every quarter, from Chief Burden on down. The female should be terminated too.

    • I support drug testing .
      How much does the county pay for a drug test now ?
      Can anyone suggest the most cost effective way to secure accurate drug testing by contracting with a vendor ( name the suggested vendors ) for several thousand drug tests over a twelve month period ?

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