Fla. fire chief admits to molesting teen

He admitted to molesting and touching an unidentified 16-year-old girl


By Millard K. Ives
The Daily Commercial

SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. — A deputy fire chief for Sumter County Fire Rescue was fired Wednesday, a day after being jailed on four counts of lewd and lascivious child molestation.

Cecil "Brad" Burris, 54, who has been with the department since 2003 and also serves as a fire marshall, admitted to molesting and touching the unidentified 16-year-old girl, according to an arrest affidavit.

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