Firefighter suspended for 2 months after DWI

He will return to duty in July and will have to attend alcohol counseling classes and will be subject to random alcohol testing for one year


AUSTIN, Texas — Austin Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr has suspended a firefighter for 60 days after a state trooper arrested him for DWI.

KVUE reported that the trooper stopped firefighter Randall Black for speeding in February.

According to his arrest affidavit, Black took two breath tests, one right at the legal limit, the other slightly under, according to the report.

Firefighter Black will return to duty in July. He also has to attend alcohol counseling classes and is subject to random alcohol testing for one year, according to the report.

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