By Mike Sullivan, Fox59:
Marion firefighters are calling for the removal of Fire Chief Geoff Williams following what they say are inappropriate comments made to a fellow firefighter following a suicide training program.
“I thought it was pretty disgusting, and went way too far,” Marion firefighter Steve Johnson said.
FOX59 is told a firefighter came to Chief Williams following mandatory suicide awareness training. Firefighters who were there said the 20-year veteran told the Chief he had checked off boxes at the end of a mental health questionnaire, and that he may be getting a call about his wellbeing.
Captain Jordan Lamb said the Chief responded with, “We will let your family know what a great guy you were.” Lamb said he followed the comment with another remark that he believes mocked another firefighter who had died.
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