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Deputy DC fire chief describes culture of fear

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A retiring District of Columbia deputy fire chief has delivered a scathing assessment of Chief Kenneth Ellerbe. Kevin Byrne told the D.C. Council Friday that Ellerbe has created a culture of fear and intimidation in the department. Byrne blames that culture in part for the failure of firefighters to help a man who collapsed outside a fire station last month and later died. He...

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