Saratoga Springs firefighters want chief out

Union requests public safety commissioner to remove, replace Chief Dolan

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Claiming their chief has “repeatedly failed to act in the interest of safety,” the Saratoga Springs Professional Fire Fighters Association unanimously approved a “no-confidence” vote against suspended Fire Chief Joseph Dolan.

The vote, in which 90 percent of members participated, came after a special membership meeting of International Association of Fire Fighters, Local 343 on April 24. As part of the no-confidence vote, the members are asking Public Safety Commissioner James Montagnino to remove and replace Dolan.

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