As the back and forth between Mount Vernon and its firefighters continue, News 12 has learned a fire supervisor called out sick today but overtime pay was not used to find a replacement.

Instead, a chief at a firehouse 1 ½ miles away was supposed to meet the firefighters at the scene in the event of a fire.

Mayor Ernie Davis alleges that firefighters are abusing their sick time.


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