<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - black%20forest%20fire]]> http://gazette.com/rss/black%20forest%20fire Tue, 13 Oct 2015 22:21:45 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Former fire chief Bob Harvey suing Black Forest fire district for $1 million]]> http://gazette.com/former-fire-chief-bob-harvey-suing-black-forest-fire-district-for-1-million/article/1560552?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/former-fire-chief-bob-harvey-suing-black-forest-fire-district-for-1-million/article/1560552?custom_click=rss

Bob Harvey, the former chief of the Black Forest Fire Rescue Protection District, has sued the fire district for $1 million on the grounds of defamation, emotional harm and that he was wrongfully terminated in 2014.

The beleaguered chief's departure in June 2014 was mysterious. By Harvey's account last summer, he resigned after a prolonged sick leave due to post-traumatic stress disorder after the Black Forest Fire in 2013.

The Black Forest fire board said in an Aug. 20, 2014, meeting that it had not heard from Harvey in 11 weeks and his refusal to communicate amounted to a public resignation. Despite the lack of communication, the board said it had not fired Harvey, but was searching for a new chief.

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