Wendy Greuel

Ousted L.A. fire marshal claims corruption among city fire inspectors

Ousted L.A. fire marshal claims corruption among city fire inspectors

A top Los Angeles Fire Department official is alleging corruption in the city inspection programs he once administered as part of a $5-million retaliation claim filed Tuesday.

Deputy Chief John Vidovich was removed from his post as fire marshal last month after a two-year tenure that was marred by disclosures about delinquent inspections and mounting criticism from the firefighters' labor...

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