Hartford Firefighter on Paid Leave After Vernon DUI Arrest - NBC Connecticut

Hartford Firefighter on Paid Leave After Vernon DUI Arrest

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    A Hartford firefighter has been placed on administrative leave after he was arrested on charges of driving under the influence in Vernon.

    The Hartford Fire Department learned late Saturday night that firefighter Michael Digiacomo, 56, was arrested Jan. 21 at 7:13 p.m. on charges including drunken driving and put him on paid leave because of the incident, the fire department said in a news release.

    Digiacomo has been a Hartford firefighter since 1999.

    Vernon police charged him with operating under the influence and failure to drive right.

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