Fire department employees on leave after social media posts believed inappropriate

Published 10:03 am Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Three Hattiesburg Fire Department employees are on administrative leave after being accused of making inappropriate posts on social media, city officials said.

The posts were shared on the employees’ personal social media accounts, Hattiesburg spokeswoman Samantha McCain said.

Details of the posts and identities of the employees have not been made public, The Hattiesburg American reported. Other information can’t be released because it is a personnel issue, McCain said.