Mayor fires fire chief, deputy after incident

By The Associated Press

MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City’s mayor has fired his fire chief and deputy fire chief after an off-duty incident now under investigation by the Indiana State Police.

Mayor Duane Parry said Monday that the incident in question occurred Thursday at the home of a Michigan City firefighter and involved a group of off-duty firefighters.

No details were released about the incident.

Parry said he released Fire Chief Craig Krivak and Deputy Fire Chief Kyle Kazmierczak “in part due to their handling of this incident,” The (Northwest Indiana) Times reported.

“The mayor will be announcing future leadership of the Michigan City fire department in the upcoming days,” the mayor's statement said.

Indiana State Police Cpl. Eric Rot declined confirmation or comment on the investigation.

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