Hemet’s Fire Chief Scott Brown is back

Questions as to Brown’s almost two-week leave still linger Photo courtesy of the City of HemetFire Chief Scott Brown. ■ Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Editor Fire Chief Scott Brown returned to work April 9 after almost two weeks’ absence amid mounting speculation as to why he was even placed on administrative leave in the first place. Battalion Chief Kevin Kuhlman stepped in to run the fire department in the interim as acting fire chief. City Manager Allen Parker originally confirmed on March 29 that Brown had been placed on administrative leave. The reason is still unknown at this time. However, in the city’s April 9 press release announcing Brown’s return, Parker

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