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Additional Accusations Made Against EMS Chief

February 9th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

While complaints against Allegany County Emergency Medical Services  chief Christopher Biggs made last October were investigated and subsequently dismissed by county government- additional accusations that followed remain under review.  In an October 27th letter to the Allegany County Government Department of Human Resources, IAFF Local 1715, which represents paid full-time firefighters and emergency medical services personnel, asked for the removal of Biggs from his position as EMS chief.  The union provided county officials with documents that included allegations of nepotism and as well as a general lack of integrity and ethics.  In early December, at a public meeting, County Attorney Lee Beeman announced that the allegations had been investigated and that the county considered the matter closed. Since that time, additional complaints from the union were presented- and County Administrator Jason Bennett acknowledged that those are currently being investigated…