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Pa. fire chief hospitalized after dispute with mayor

A heated discussion over the purchase of a new ladder truck hospitalized the fire chief with chest pains


By Paul Paterra
The Tribune-Review

JEANNETTE, Pa. — Jeannette council's first work session this year brought a heated discussion over the purchase of a new ladder truck for the fire company before the fire chief left the meeting with chest pains.

New Mayor Robert Carter on Monday asked for a motion on tonight's agenda to buy a 95-foot ladder truck from Sutphen Corp. of Columbus, Ohio, for $774,734.34.

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