Millville fire company member suspended

The Millville Volunteer Fire Company has suspended one of its members during an investigation of misconduct.

“We have one of our members under investigation for conduct impropriety in regards to the position that individual held. The member is currently suspended until further notice,” Bob Powell, MVFC public information officer, said in the department’s official statement.

“It’s an administrative position” that the suspended volunteer held, he told the Coastal Point.

Powell would not specify the individual’s gender, the exact nature of the suspected infraction or who is conducting the investigation. He could not tell how long the investigation may last.

At the MVFC, unpaid volunteers are found in all aspects of emergency service, from the board and auxiliary to the firefighters and EMTs.

Additional information will be released as it is available.