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Fire captain files lawsuit against fire chief, City of Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

A lawsuit was filed by a fire captain against the fire chief and City of Savannah.

It claims civil service laws are being violated.

More specifically, the lawsuit alleges Chief Middleton overlooked Captain Croslen for promotions numerous times even though he was the most qualified candidate.

It also claims there is a severe disparity in the hiring, promoting and job opportunities for minorities.

It alleges Chief Middleton wrongfully terminated Captain Croslen in 2008 for a false accusation.

We are reaching out to Chief Middleton to get his response to this lawsuit, and we'll keep you posted just as soon as we learn more details.

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