Atlanta Fire Captain’s call to 911 Sparks Investigation

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Atlanta Fire Captain’s call to 911 Sparks Investigation

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ATLANTA, Ga. - A veteran Atlanta Fire Captain told a 911 supervisor not to send the department's elite fire rescue squad to any fires during his shift.

Why would he do it?  His union says it was a misunderstood joke, but Senior I-team reporter Dale Russell says the Atlanta fire chief took the call very seriously.

The Atlanta Fire Department is conducting an internal investigation of a long time, decorated leader of the department, Captain Rick Meyers. 


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