Report: Fairfield fire chief assaulted deputy

Fairfield officials released a report today detailing allegations that the town's fire chief assaulted one of his deputies. The 13-page report indicates that Chief Richard Felner slapped Deputy Chief

News 12 Staff

Mar 8, 2012, 10:48 PM

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Report: Fairfield fire chief assaulted deputy
Fairfield officials released a report today detailing allegations that the town's fire chief assaulted one of his deputies. The 13-page report indicates that Chief Richard Felner slapped Deputy Chief George Gomola three times during a conversation in which Gomola discussed calling in sick. According to the report, Gomola said he just had emergency tooth surgery and the chief struck him in the face. Gomola also says that Felner flashed an arrogant smile and ignored his requests to quit slapping. Felner released a statement saying that a gesture of camaraderie toward Gomola was misunderstood.
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